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EPA May Finally Ban Toxic Pesticide For Food Use

By Chris Morran Consumerist November 2, 2015   EPA May Finally Ban Toxic Pesticide For Food Use     A federal agency entrusted with protecting the health of Americans has finally gotten around to doing the job it’s paid to do by taxpayers. And once again, the only reason this agency is doing anything is because […]

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Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

The Emperor Has No Clothes, and Neither Do Monsanto’s ‘Scientists’

By Katherine Paul Common Dreams October 12, 2015   The Emperor Has No Clothes, and Neither Do Monsanto’s ‘Scientists’     The Monsanto public relations machine has done a stellar job in recent years of reducing the GMO debate to one that pits “pro-science advocates” against “anti-science climate-denier types”—with Monsanto portrayed as being squarely planted in […]


Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime?

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams September 21, 2015   Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime? “This is a huge test of how serious the administration’s commitment is to prosecuting white collar crime.”     The allegations being leveled against auto manufacturer Volkswagen (VW)—that it cheated to make nearly half a million […]

The EPA says VW deliberately evaded federal emissions requirements in nearly a half-million diesel cars in the U.S. since 2009 by manufacturing and installing "defeat devices" in order to "bypass, defeat, or render inoperative elements of the vehicles' emission control system that exist to comply with [Clean Air Act] emission standards." (Photo: yuankuei/flickr/cc)

Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 8, 2015   Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List Announcement from state’s EPA chapter is ‘important step toward protecting people and wildlife’     In an unprecedented move, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) will soon start labeling the common herbicide ingredient glyphosate a “probable carcinogenic,” stepping […]


The real winner in Obama’s “War on Coal?” Surprise! It’s George Soros

By Against Crony Capitalism August 20, 2015   The real winner in Obama’s “War on Coal?” Surprise! It’s George Soros     The new regs handed down from the EPA have crushed coal in the wake of the beating the industry has taken from the market. (Fracking and super cheap natural gas is what put […]

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The Social Cost of Capitalism

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 13, 2015   The Social Cost of Capitalism — Paul Craig Roberts   Few, if any, corporations absorb the full cost of their operations. Corporations shove many of their costs onto the environment, the public sector, and distant third parties. For example, currently 3 million gallons […]


The Animas River in Colorado turned orange with toxins after a spill sent a million gallons of mine waste into a waterway last week. (Photo:  La Plata County Emergency Management)

As Colorado Spill Hits New Mexico, Alarm Sounds Over Abandoned Mines

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 9, 2015   As Colorado Spill Hits New Mexico, Alarm Sounds Over Abandoned Mines Toxic waste spill last Wednesday continues to spread, turning attention to issue of abandoned mines in U.S.   Just days after workers with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally spilled a million gallons of toxic […]


GOP senator calls for more corn cronyism mandated by the EPA

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 27, 2015   GOP senator calls for more corn cronyism mandated by the EPA     It’s the same party with 2 wings. The Washington Crony Party. If one can fleece the taxpayer it’s will be done, Republican, Democrat, whatever, so long as money is funneled to the […]

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EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition May 24, 2015   EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change     When the clean water act was passed in 1972, it seemed reasonable. At the time, America’s waterways were absolute cesspools, that often resembled the state of affairs in countries like China today. While it could be […]


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All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog   All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers   Why would the government want to punish people that are just trying to work hard, become more self-sufficient and take care of their families?  There are approximately 3 million preppers in the United States today, and often […]


Bill Passed: EPA Must Take Advice from Industry Shills, NOT from Independent Scientists

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper   Bill Passed: EPA Must Take Advice from Industry Shills, NOT from Independent Scientists The Environmental Protection Agency is a federal agency that is charged with the responsibility of writing and enforcing legislation to protect human health and the environment.  Established under Nixon in 1970, the EPA is another […]

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