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Debate about safety of synthetic turf and ‘forever chemicals’ raises concerns for some

by ABC News | March 27, 2024
The grass may be greener if it’s made of synthetic turf, but some communities are raising concerns about “forever chemicals” that may be found in many of the faux fields. “Think about the wisdom of putting down acres of plastic in the year 2024… and then ...

Scientists challenge US wildlife director’s qualifications

by ABC News | April 12, 2023
They claim Williams is serving in contradiction to the administration’s own policies and ethics rules. They pointed to an assessment done by Biden’s Scientific Integrity Task Force that suggests executive branch positions should be filled by candidates with appropriate credentials ...

EPA finds toxic chemicals leached into common pesticide

by ABC News | January 15, 2021
“Toxins leached from packaging into a pesticide commonly used on mosquitoes, the Environmental Protection Agency has found, but the risks to human health are unclear. The EPA began testing the pesticide in response to findings from an advocacy group, Public Employees for ...
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