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When politics mix with science

Lawmakers and industry groups opposed to new regulations on toxic chemicals have found a way to keep the EPA mum. The Center for Public Integrity has uncovered a strategy that has been remarkably successful for those guarding their own interests at the risk of public health.

Jan 22, 2015
Environment

The politics of poison

Arsenic is nearly synonymous with poison. But most people don’t realize that they consume small amounts of it in the food they eat and the water they drink. Recent research suggests even small levels of arsenic may be harmful.

Jun 28, 2014