WASHINGTON – In a major victory for public health, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted today, 3-2, to ban several harmful phthalate chemicals from plastic used in children’s toys and child care articles.
WASHINGTON – Multinational companies including the Procter & Gamble Company and Kimberly-Clark Corporation have written to Canada’s top federal and provincial leaders, urging them to “act swiftly to protect the boreal Woodland Caribou,” an iconic Canadian species whose survival is threatened by industrial activity that includes logging. Provincial and territorial governments failed to meet an October 5 deadline to submit caribou protection plans.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt today announced a new policy to exclude any scientists who receive a research grant from EPA – typically academic scientists not affiliated with private companies – from serving on EPA science panels and advisory boards.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt today issued a directive that would make EPA’s actions less accountable to the public and give corporate polluters more freedom to pollute the nation’s air, water and land.
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