Interior Has Bad Case of Climate “Cow Blindness”

by | July 25, 2022
Failure to Address Commercial Livestock Climate Impacts Invites Lawsuits ...

Experts to Congress: Restore EPA enforcement staffing and funding for environmental justice

by Grist | July 22, 2022
“The administration is trying to reorient its focus, but it needs the tools to do that,” said Tim Whitehouse, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and a former senior attorney for EPA’s enforcement division. “It needs the enforcement officers, ...

Letter to Sec. Haaland – Climate Impacts of Livestock Grazing – 07-22-2022 (PDF)

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Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland and the Climate Task Force regarding Interior’s failure to address climate Impacts of its commercial livestock program ...

US FDA seeks information on fluorinated polyethylene in FCMs

by Chemical Watch | July 21, 2022
The FDA has been working closely with the EPA after testing found that certain PFASs can form and leach from some fluorinated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers into the pesticide they are storing. The issue arose in September 2020, when the nonprofit group Public Employees for ...

Trump admin tried to blunt EPA review of popular weedkiller

by E&E News |
The PFBS assessment was a day one priority for the Biden administration, with EPA officials working to withdraw and replace the evaluation almost immediately after the president’s inauguration. Other efforts have been more slow-going but still very much underway, including work to ...