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Goodbye science, hello industry

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Mon, 11/06/2017 (All day)

Rigorous, independent research and analysis should undergird everything the government does. Nowhere is that more true than at the Environmental Protection Agency, which crafts and enforces a wide range of regulations aimed at limiting damage to the environment — and to people — from pollutants.

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Crops in 25 States Damaged by Unintended Drift of Weed Killer

Published: 
Wed, 11/01/2017 (All day)

A weed killer called dicamba has damaged more than 3.6 million acres of soybean crops, or about 4 percent of all soybeans planted in the United States this year, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday in calling for an urgent federal response.

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The Zombie Diseases of Climate Change

Published: 
Mon, 11/06/2017 (All day)

From the air, the coast of Greenland appears vast and tranquil. Hundreds of fjords, their surfaces a mirror of blue sky and cloud bottoms, divide the territory.

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EPA Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them

Published: 
Wed, 11/01/2017 (All day)

The Environmental Protection Agency dismissed its top science counselors without telling them in advance, two of them told HuffPost on Wednesday.

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U.S. report contradicts Trump team: Warming is mostly man-made

Published: 
Fri, 11/03/2017 (All day)

A massive U.S. report concludes that the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay humans’ role in climate change.