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Weed Killer, Long Cleared, Is Doubted

By ANDREW POLLACK The Environmental Protection Agency gave the maker of Roundup a thumbs up in 1991, but a World Health Organization group now says the active ingredient “probably” causes cancer. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: NYT > Science

[In Depth] Reform of toxics law is contentious

By Puneet Kollipara An estimated 80,000 industrial chemicals are available for commercial use in the United States. But the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which regulates the substances, has substantially restricted the use of less than 10 as a result of health and safety concerns. That’s just one reason observers on all sides agree Read Full…

Justices to hear arguments over EPA mercury limits

The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that want to roll back Obama administration environmental rules aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories

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