Tag Archives: EPA

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 […]

December 06

EPA caves in to the petroleum industry, could cost taxpayers

EPA is proposing to reduce ethanol volumes mandated for transportation fuel in 2014. EPA caves to the petroleum industry, could cost taxpayers.

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 […]

5 Signs that Climate Change Needs to Become a Priority for Everyone

Rising temperatures, wild weather, and rising sea levels are only a few of the signs that climate change is a reality that needs to be addressed. From my column at the Washington Times Communities: WASHINGTON DC, December 11, 2012- Even though certain researchers and commentators suggest that there is little scientific evidence of climate change or the threat posed […]