Pollutants

January 9, 2012--Fight against EPA orders heads to Supreme Court (Wall Street Journal)

In a case watched closely by energy companies and manufacturers, the Supreme Court is set to consider Monday whether to blunt one of the government's chief tools for enforcing the Clean Water Act.


July 20, 2011--Pollutants can lurk and hide (Environmental News Network)

The health implications of polluting the environment weigh increasingly on our public consciousness, and pharmaceutical wastes continue to be a main culprit. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher says that current testing for these dangerous contaminants isn't going far enough. Dr.


June 22, 2011--Clean Water Act change slides through Senate (Los Angeles Times)

 A bill allowing pesticide manufacturers and users to avoid the Clean Water Act permitting process passed in the Senate Agriculture Committee today. If passed in the Senate, bill H.R.


November 9, 2010--Six worst pollutants? Study says they pose global threat (USA Today)

The world's six worst pollutants threaten the health of tens of millions of people, primarily children, says a new report by two environmental groups.


May 6, 2010--U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says (Washington Post)

An expert panel that advises the president on cancer said Thursday that Americans are facing "grievous harm" from chemicals in the air, food and water that have largely gone unregulated and ignored.


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