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EPA Braces for Potential Political Influence in Climate Science if Trump Wins

by One Green Planet | June 15, 2024
Amidst growing concerns about political interference in environmental regulations and scientific research, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees have negotiated a new contract clause aimed at shielding them from political meddling. This proactive measure highlights the ...

EPA Faces Criticism Over PFAS Contamination Data in Pesticide Tests

by One Green Planet | June 1, 2024
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been accused of misconduct in its reporting on the testing of pesticides for per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), sparking concerns over transparency and scientific integrity. A watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental ...

New Lawsuit Targets Toxic PFAS, or Forever Chemicals, in Plastic Food Containers

by One Green Planet | December 29, 2022
The defendant, Inhance, produces tens of millions of consumer containers that contain PFAS, according to the consumer advocacy group behind the lawsuit. The plaintiffs are asking the judge to order Inhance to follow EPA rules that require it to receive approval for its production process ...

Whales in Danger in United States Waters

by One Green Planet | April 21, 2021
“A new opinion piece in The Hill is calling for extra protection for whales in the United States. Kyla Bennett, the science policy director at Public Employees for Environmental responsibility (PEER) called on the current administration to act to save the North Atlantic right whale, ...
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