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Right-Wing Court’s PFAS Ruling Will Impede Regulation of Harmful Chemicals, Advocates Say

by Common Dreams | March 31, 2024
As public health experts raise alarm over the prevalence of highly toxic “forever chemicals,” as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS are commonly known, one nonprofit investigative journalism outlet warned Saturday that a recent ruling could further tie up the ...

Lawsuit Accuses EPA of Hiding Critical Data About Harms of ‘Forever Chemicals’

by Common Dreams | February 15, 2024
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday by a pair of environmental advocacy groups accuses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of “wrongfully withholding test data and other vital information” regarding the presence of so-called “forever chemicals” in millions of ...

COMMENTARY | White House Censorship in the Name of Scientific Integrity

by Common Dreams | October 2, 2023
There is good reason to fear that a new Biden administration policy will create a broad chilling effect on scientific work involving hot button topics ...

Biden Admin Scientific Integrity Policy Falls Short, Warn Watchdogs

by Common Dreams | September 5, 2023
Groups including Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the Government Accountability Project, and the Center for Reproductive Rights wrote to the administration to warn that both Democratic and Republican administrations have stood in the way of scientific integrity, ...

Green Groups Call on Biden Admin to End Support for ‘Scientifically Bankrupt’ Wildlife Killing

by Common Dreams | August 15, 2023
Rick Steiner, board chair of PEER, also noted that killing operations are “economically counterproductive” in addition to being “scientifically bankrupt,” as “millions of tourists travel to Alaska spending billions of dollars annually—just to catch a glimpse ...
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