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Just Released Docs Show Monsanto ‘Executives Colluding With Corrupted EPA Officials to Manipulate Scientific Data’

Just Released Docs Show Monsanto ‘Executives Colluding With Corrupted EPA Officials to Manipulate Scientific Data’

By Carey Gillam Four months after the publication of a batch of internal Monsanto Co. documents stirred international controversy, a new trove of company records was released early Tuesday, providing fresh fuel for a heated global debate over whether or not the agricultural chemical giant suppressed information about the potential dangers of its Roundup herbicide […]

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    California Judge Rules Against Monsanto, Allows Cancer Warning on Roundup

    California Judge Rules Against Monsanto, Allows Cancer Warning on Roundup

    California is the first U.S. state to require Monsanto to label its blockbuster weed killer, Roundup, as a possible carcinogen, according to a ruling issued Friday by a California judge. Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan previously issued a tentative ruling on Jan. 27 in Monsanto Company v. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, […]

    Judge Blocks Monsanto’s Bid to Stop California From Listing Glyphosate as Carcinogenic

    Judge Blocks Monsanto’s Bid to Stop California From Listing Glyphosate as Carcinogenic

    California could become the first state to require Monsanto to label its glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup, as a possible carcinogen following Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan’s tentative ruling on Friday. Monsanto’s best-selling Roundup herbicide.Flickr The tentative ruling regards the agrochemical giant’s Jan. 2016 lawsuit against California’s Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard […]

    Monsanto, California Battle Over Listing Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

    Monsanto, California Battle Over Listing Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

    Next week, Monsanto and California’s Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) will face off over the agency’s plan to list the herbicide glyphosate as a carcinogen. The outcome of this legal battle could have major ramifications to California’s long-established regulatory program. It all started back in Sept. 2015 when the OEHHA […]

    Cuomo: Indian Point Nuclear Plant to Close by 2021

    Cuomo: Indian Point Nuclear Plant to Close by 2021

    By Matthew McKinzie New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that the two reactors at Indian Point Energy Center would close in the coming years, in large part due to safety concerns and the risk of a nuclear accident. The original 40-year operating licenses for the Indian Point Unit 2 and Unit 3 reactors both […]

    20 Most Read Posts of the Year

    20 Most Read Posts of the Year

    From Noam Chomsky’s epic post on his fears of the coming Trump Administration to Michael Moore’s damnation of the Flint water crisis to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s first-hand account of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, 2016 was jam-packed with news once again showing our continued disregard for the health […]

    Waterkeeper Alliance Calls on EPA to Cut Ties With Exxon

    Waterkeeper Alliance Calls on EPA to Cut Ties With Exxon

    By Steve Horn Waterkeeper Alliance, represented by Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, submitted a 54-page petition with 358 footnotes and 448 pages containing 43 exhibits to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), calling for an end of all of its federal contracts with ExxonMobil. ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson was recently named U.S. Secretary of State by […]

    Corruption Abounds as Bahamian Parliament Threatens to Jail Lawyer and Judge in Environmental Scandal

    Corruption Abounds as Bahamian Parliament Threatens to Jail Lawyer and Judge in Environmental Scandal

    Undercover police raided an environmental activist’s home. Cabinet ministers hacked and then released to the media emails and sensitive financial information from an environmental group. When the Supreme Court ruled that the cabinet ministers had violated the environmentalists’ right to privacy, the ministers tried to jail the environmental group’s lawyer and the judge who decided […]