NRDC Expert Blog

Science Experts Tell EPA to Regulate Toxic Perchlorate

One of the many travesties in the failure to properly protect drinking water in the United States is EPA’s decades-long inability to set an enforceable drinking standard for perchlorate, a chemical that harms the thyroid – critical for normal growth and development – and that contaminates drinkin

Monsanto Mouthpieces: House Science Committee, EPA, EU-EFSA

I was very pleased to have the opportunity to testify in Congress to defend the reputation and integrity of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research arm of the Wo

90 Experts Defend Science Independence from Polluters

A tug of war is taking place this week in Washington DC that will pit environmental health scientists against polluters and their Washington insider allies.

Trump-Pruitt EPA Moves to Kill Chemical Hazard Program, IRIS

The Environmental Protection Agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment—it says so right in the mission statement on its “About EPA” web page.

NRDC to EPA: Red Flags on Imidacloprid Health Risks

Imidacloprid is one of the most popular and widespread insecticides in the U.S.

Editorial Board Resigns - Protest Corporate Takeover IJOEH

For 22 years the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (IJOEH) was the leading scientific journal on global health hazards, and on criticizing the corporate manipulation of science and policy.