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Green News Report: January 11, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The final...

U.S. Congressman Renews Attempts to Ban Controversial Herbicide Atrazine

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A member of Congress is seeking to ban one of the nation's most widely-used herbicides, which has turned up in drinking water in some states.&nbs...

U.S. Government Is Not Taking The Potentially Harmful Effects Of GMOs Seriously

Reuters | Carey Gillam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Robert Kremer, a U.S. government microbiologist who studies Midwestern farm soil, has spent two decades analyzing the rich dirt that yields billions o...

American Water Company Joins Lawsuit Against Syngenta, Maker Of Atrazine Herbicide

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The nation's largest private water utility company has joined a federal lawsuit that aims to force the manufacturer of atrazine, a widely-used herbici...

16 Cities Sue Manufacturer Of Atrazine Weed-Killer For Contaminating Drinking Water

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A coalition of communities in six Midwestern states filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the manufacturer of a widely-used herbicide to...

Atrazine, Common Weed-Killer, Chemically Castrates Frogs: Study

AFP | Karin Zeitvogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- One of the most common weed-killers in the world, atrazine, causes chemical castration in frogs and could be killing off amphibian...

Water Utilities Lack Proper Filters For Weed-Killer

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Results from a federal drinking water monitoring program show that many public water companies are ineffective at removing a widely used weed-killer f...

EPA Fails To Inform Public About Weed-Killer In Drinking Water (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the nation's most widely-used herbicides has been found to exceed federal safety limits in drinking water in four states, but water customers h...

Syngenta, Maker Of Weed-Killer Atrazine, Wants Lobbying Documents Excluded From Class-Action Lawsuit

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lawyers representing the maker of the herbicide atrazine are asking that documents related to the company's lobbying and trade association activities ...