Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

December 13

EPA planning to significantly reduce inspections and enforcement against worst polluters

The EPA is planning to significantly reduce the number of inspections and enforcement actions against polluters, saying too much enforcement mat discourage investments in innovation. Read my article in Communities @ The Washington Times: EPA planning to reduce inspections and enforcement for the next five years. Read EPA’s Proposal: here Comment before January 3, 2014, everyone […]

July 08

EPA raises levels of glyphosate allowed in food

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2013 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has raised the permitted tolerance levels of glyphosate residue—the controversial herbicide and active ingredient in Monsanto’s Round Up—in many of the fruits and vegetables that you eat. Last spring, when the media was clamoring against the Senate’s passing of the so-called “Monsanto Protection Act,” the EPA quietly promoted […]