The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs is supposed to be responsible for producing independent analyses of pesticides. But is that what they really do?
Duke University admitted Sunday that it used manipulated and completely fabricated data about respiratory illnesses to obtains grants from the Environmental Protection Agency, among other agencies.
Internal investigators at the school believe that former lab technician Erin Potts-Kant falsified or fabricated data for medical research reports, attorneys for Duke said in response to a federal whistleblower lawsuit against the school. Potts-Kant told investigators that she faked data that wound up being “included in various publications and grant applications.”
(NaturalNews) The ruling by the International Agency for Research on Cancer classifying glyphosate (Roundup) as a probable carcinogen, has garnered widespread media attention, yet many people are still ignorant about what exactly this means.
According to senior IARC scientist, Kurt Straif, it means that the world's top experts on the subject reviewed all existing research into links between glyphosate and cancer before reaching that conclusion.
The only experts who were not involved in the review were those with financial conflicts of interest.
(NaturalNews) The federal government is becoming increasingly militarized, with numerous agencies now employing their own SWAT teams to conduct raids on raw milk producers, beekeepers, lemon growers - or anyone else who runs afoul of agency policies.
The trend has increased during Obama's presidency and is not only costing taxpayers enormous amounts of money, but also terrorizing citizens who could hardly be considered dangerous criminals by any sane estimation.
Health experts have warned for years that eating too much fat can contribute to calorie overload, overweight and obesity. But not all fats are created equal, and in the latest study on the subject, scientists found that eating certain fats, no matter how many calories they contain, won’t lead to significant weight gain.
One of the most popular herbicides in U.S. agriculture can be dangerous to animals and fish and leaves behind worrisome residue levels, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday in a draft report that sparked outrage among farmers.
The court’s decision stemmed from a legal challenge filed by industry groups and 21 states, which argued that the EPA’s regulations imposed unfair costs on utilities that burn coal to make electricity.
The pollutants, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper, are major contributors to a low-oxygen "dead zone" that forms along the Louisiana coastline every spring, as farmers up-river plant crops throughout the Midwest.