I have been fighting big polluters and the corrupt "agency capture" that has prevented effective government action on environmental threats for my entire career. In effect, that agency capture has made the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a partner in crime with the corporations that poison our environment and endanger our health.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to ban Berkey water filters, officially labeling them as pesticides. Berkey has sued the EPA in response to their sudden and unorthodox reinterpretation of their own regulations. Berkey water filters are regarded by many as some of the best filters money can buy, and several of Berkey’s products have been featured on Good Morning America, Martha Stewart, Food Network, Thrillist, Goop and Forbes. Berkey products, which have been on the market for a quarter century, became popular due to their gravity purifier and filtering elements that can remove hundreds of waterborne pathogens and contaminants.
London — From baguettes to focaccia, Europe is famous for its bread. But there's one ingredient conspicuously missing: Potassium bromate. It's a suspected carcinogen that's banned for human consumption in Europe, China and India, but not in the United States.
WASHINGTON – Pesticides are found at detectable levels in dozens of fruit leather strips and dried fruit, two of the most popular children’s snacks, according to the results of new Environmental Working Group testing.
The number of flying insects in Great Britain has plunged by almost 60% since 2004, according to a survey that counted splats on car registration plates. The scientists behind the survey said the drop was “terrifying”, as life on Earth depends on insects.