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Conservative Media Cite National Parks To Mislead On EPA Ozone Standard

In addition to repeating debunked claims that a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ozone standard will harm the economy and do nothing to improve public health, conservative media are pointing to ozone that naturally occurs in national parks as supposed evidence that the EPA standard is unfair and unnecessary. Show More Summary

Beware of Mercury Poisoning From Skin-Lightening Cream

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clarifies that the severity of mercury toxicity depends on the host person's susceptibility, the age and size of the person exposed, the dosage consumed, and the route of the exposure. According...Show More Summary

Bosch Didn’t Supply Cheating Software on Dirty Diesels

A former federal official and the Environmental Protection Agency said that German supplier Bosch didn’t supply Volkswagen — or other automakers — with cheating software, implying that Volkswagen engineers acted alone in deceiving emission tests, Reuters reported (via Automotive News). Show More Summary

Volkswagen cancels 2016 diesel line-up in wake of emissions-rigging scandal

Volkswagen has withdrawn its application to sell diesel vehicles in the U.S. for the 2016 model year. The embattled German carmaker, trapped in an expanding scandal over its intentional cheating of Environmental Protection Agency emission standards with a so-called defeat device, has at least temporarily...

Democrats want to Discredit EPA Critics

As the Free Beacon reported, the environmental lobby is trying to discredit their critics: Supporters of a controversial Environmental Protection Agency regulation commissioned Democratic pollsters to plot ways to attack the motives and credibility of the regulation’s critics, documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon reveal. Show More Summary

Volkswagen Sought a Green Seal for Its Diesel Cars

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Behind the scenes, Volkswagen’s main complaint involved the diesel engines it is accused of rigging, according to a former official at the Environmental Protection Agency.

E.P.A. Strategist Is Appointed to Fine-Tune Global Warming Agenda

The White House has named Thomas Reynolds, a top communications strategist at the Environmental Protection Agency, to a new position dedicated solely to pushing President Obama's global warming message.

HFC Super-Pollutants: NRDC Petitions EPA to "SNAP" Away Powerful Heat-Trapping Chemicals

NRDC and the Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD) filed a petition today with the Environmental Protection Agency to end certain uses of the super heat-trapping pollutants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Safer,...Show More Summary

West Virginia Sues VW Over Deceptive Advertising For Vehicles Equipped With “Defeat Devices”

Since the Environmental Protection Agency revealed that Volkswagen had rigged its “clean diesel” to cheat on emissions tests, a number of consumers and cities have sued the carmaker. Now West Virginia becomes the first state to joinShow More Summary

Ultimate Wild Chooses Providence Marketing Group As Agency Of Record

Nacogdoches, TX–Ultimate Wild,a leader in providing high-quality outdoor and hunting products in the trail cameras, action cameras, protective gun/gear cases and nighttime The post Ultimate Wild Chooses Providence Marketing Group As Agency Of Record appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Death Of A Legendary Literary Agent Puts Agency In Turmoil

“For many observers, this Catch-22 is the fittingly complex legacy of a woman nicknamed La Mamá Grande for her ferocious protection of her authors — she used to set up some of her most promising authors in Barcelona apartments, paying them salaries so they could write full-time — and her sometimes grandiose, “après moi, le […]

Volkswagen Scandal Undermines EU Credibility in TTIP Negotiations With US

Earlier in September, the US Environmental Protection Agency accused Volkswagen of knowingly installing defective software in cars with diesel engines to mask emission results tests.

New federal pesticide regs set age limit, boost training requirements. Ag Minute for October 5th, 2015

New pesticide regulations announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Labor will bar many children under 18 from working with pesticides and boost training and reporting requirements. Click here for full story.

On CPS: “The progressive case for parents’ rights is worth taking seriously”

The critique of Child Protective Services agencies advanced lately by the free-range kids movement should find a readier echo on the left, writes Michelle Goldberg in The Nation. “Progressives have not, in general, seen CPS as worthy...Show More Summary

Volkswagen cheated because its new diesel engine wasn’t good enough

The news recently has been full of stories about Volkswagen cheating on emissions tests. The German car manufacturer was first exposed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, which discovered the company had […]

New Ozone Regulations Will Save Lots of Imaginary People

Guest essay by Charles Battig Now I can finally relax, take a deep breath, and breathe easier.  The Environmental Protection Agency, an aggressive arm of the nanny government, has just issued new air quality standards that mandate that the new “safe” level of ozone in the air we breathe shall be lowered from the current…

Volkswagen and Its Effect on the German Economy

Volkswagen, one of the world's largest automobile makers, was recently exposed as having cheated on diesel emissions tests as far back as 2009. The Environmental Protection Agency said that Volkswagen could face penalties of up to $18 billion for their wrongdoings. Show More Summary

Protecting School Choice from the State

As economists have understood for more than half a century, government agencies charged with regulating industries are often subject to regulatory capture. Rather than protect consumers from bad actors in the industries they were created...Show More Summary

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2

Patrick J. Michaels, Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulation Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2 results in no demonstrable or verifiable mitigation of future climate change—the primary justification for the regulation. Show More Summary

American Wine Is Full of Poison

Sixty-four of the 65 bottles sampled had levels of arsenic above the US Environmental Protection Agency maximum.

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