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‘Forever Chemicals’ Pose Risk Even at Very Low Levels: EPA

Jun 20 2022 // The Environmental Protection Agency is warning that two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds found in drinking water are more dangerous than previously thought – and pose health risks even at levels so low they cannot...

EPA Ordered to Reassess Glyphosate’s Impact on Health, Environment

Jun 20 2022 // The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to take a fresh look at whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s Roundup weed killer, poses unreasonable risks...

Texas-Based Petrochemical Company to Cut Air Pollution

Jun 13 2022 // Three subsidiaries of a Texas-based petrochemical company settled allegations that they violated federal and state pollution control laws. The U.S. Department of Justice, in a news release, said Westlake Chemical...

New Jersey, Massachusetts, EPA Close to Settlements Over Industrial Waste Sites

Jun 8 2022 // A federal court is weighing settlements with a South Carolina electronics company that would provide funds for cleaning up hazardous waste sites in New Jersey and Massachusetts. The proposed consent decree between the...

Wisconsin Lawmakers Approve 9 Pollution Settlements

Jun 2 2022 // Wisconsin lawmakers signed off Tuesday on $378,000 in settlements of nine pollution lawsuits. The settlement payments to the state approved by the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee range from $5,000 to $160,000...

Small Nuclear Power Projects May Have Big Waste Problems

Jun 1 2022 // A planned new generation of small nuclear reactors will create more waste than conventional reactors, while treatments to make some types of waste safe could be exploited by militants trying to obtain fissile materials, a...

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