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Hazardous Science and Regulation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

I worked for the U.S. EPA from 1979 to 2004, spending most of my time with the program dealing with pesticides. It did not take me long to figure out that the EPA was reeling from the scandal of the Industrial Bio-test Laboratory, IBT.

A Dangerous Extremist Aiming for Virginia's Governorship

Javier Sierra | Posted 09.20.2013 | Green
Javier Sierra

Cuccinell's anti-science extremism can only be compared to his passion to protect the fossil fuel industry and other polluters. Just consider that, according to the NCLR/Sierra Club survey, for 83 percent of Latinos, coal plants and oil refineries "are a thing of the past." This is irrelevant to Cuccinelli.

Fracking, Fracking and More Fracking

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Are we going to continue to pollute the planet with dirty fossil fuels, or are we going to once and for all support a sustainable energy future and embrace energy efficiency and renewable energy?

Giving Thanks for Regulations

Terry Tamminen | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

I'm not against domestic natural gas development, but it can and must be done sustainably, because one thing that all environmental degradation has in common, regardless of nationality, is that it is far costlier to clean up a mess than to prevent one. In other words, regulation saves money.

Greens Have Finally Got the Big Mo

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Since the summer, greens have had one good break after another. Unlike after An Inconvenient Truth, the latest dramas are not pop culture events, but political achievements inside the Beltway.

The Hole Truth

Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Sheppard

The EPA proposes new regulations for injecting carbon into the ground.