3 07, 2023

EPA Outlines PFAS Framework

By |2023-07-03T05:26:00-04:00July 3rd, 2023|EPA|

The EPA has confirmed plans to address the proliferation of PFAS substances, a crucial component of its broader PFAS strategic roadmap. The plan seeks to increase protections and limit the use of PFAS in packing, clothing and myriad other consumer and industrial applications.  Any product that exhibits an inherent environmental exposure risk will require upfront

2 06, 2023

Neonicotinoids: The Unregulated, Unlabeled Pesticide in Your Food

By |2023-06-02T05:51:19-04:00June 2nd, 2023|LessCancer.org|

Two non-profits are suing the EPA for failing to protect consumers from neonicotinoids, an agricultural pesticide used to coat crop seeds and bypass regulation. The chemical was first popularized in the 1990s and has become a staple of commercial farming in the US and worldwide. What Are Neonicotinoids? Also known as pesticide-coated seeds or coated

16 06, 2022

EPA Sets New Health Advisory Levels On Two PFAS Chemicals

By |2022-06-16T06:38:08-04:00June 16th, 2022|Journal, Less Cancer|

It’s a start. On June 15, the EPA announced adjustments to its acceptable limits of two specific PFAS and first-time guidances of four others, but hundreds remain largely unaddressed. The announcement focused on two PFAS that are primarily found in contaminated drinking water. perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) saw their “acceptable” health

18 02, 2017

Illness Prevention – The EPA

By |2017-11-10T21:04:40-05:00February 18th, 2017|Bill Couzens|

Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens, National Cancer Prevention Day Workshop 2017 Photo Vincent Ricardel Scott Pruitt, the current Attorney General of Oklahoma, has been nominated to run the EPA, subject to a Senate vote in the next 24 hours. Many advocacy groups have produced long and well-documented lists of why Pruitt should not

17 03, 2014

Plastics, POPs, and Seafood by Jonathan Wyatt

By |2017-11-10T21:04:46-05:00March 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Jonathan Wyatt It has become common knowledge that a fish-rich diet means healthier, skinnier, and happier people. After all, fish are loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids, sort of magical cure-all for everything from high cholesterol to bad skin. The same chorus that sings the praises of having fish for dinner touts dire consequences

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