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Why scientists fear a second Trump term, and what they are doing about it

by The Washington Post | June 12, 2024
When the union representing nearly half of Environmental Protection Agency employees approved a new contract with the federal government this month, it included an unusual provision that had nothing to do with pay, benefits or workplace flexibility: protections from political meddling into ...

Turf fields may have ‘forever chemicals.’ Should kids be playing on them?

by The Washington Post | March 12, 2024
Test results from the San Diego soccer kids experiment found that two of the three players came off the turf field with higher amounts of PFAS on their hands than at the beginning of the practice.  When the players practiced on natural grass, the results were mixed. The San Diego ...

Trump administration expands hunting and fishing in wildlife refuges

by The Washington Post | September 11, 2019
President Trump’s administration said Tuesday that it is expanding hunting and fishing in 77 national wildlife refuges, in a move that critics say could harm wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said hunters and anglers can shoot and cast their rods on 2,200 square miles of ...
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