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EPA crusader forced to quit

By Unknown #2 May 5, 2008
Mary Gade, the EPA's midwest regional administrator, has been removed from the post and she's claiming it's because of her high-profile campaign to force Dow Chemical to clean up soils near its Saginaw, MI, plant. The ground there is contaminated with dioxin, a carcinogenic toxin that was a byproduct of the manufacturing of Agent Orange. Testing in Saginaw found dioxin levels six times above the federal clean up standards. Gade had been waging a vigorous campaign to get the company to clean up the contaminated sites - regional EPA administrators typically have latitude in how they enforce federal standards. Read more...
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Organic milk is better

By Unknown #2 May 28, 2008
Yet another study has concluded that organic milk is better for us than milk from conventionally-raised cows (and let's just think for a moment what a wonderful world this would be if organically grown foods was "conventional"). Read more...
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