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Amid outcry, some animal welfare documents are restored to USDA website.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
Some of the animal welfare documents that were abruptly purged from an Agriculture Department database early this month were restored Friday, days after animal rights groups filed a lawsuit to make the records public again.
Categories: Ecological News

How scientists are scrambling to safeguard vital environmental data.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
Since the election, members of many scientific and research groups have been archiving government data they believe could be jeopardized by the new administration. Their fear is that without data, you can’t have environmental regulation.
Categories: Ecological News

Scott Pruitt’s back-to-basics agenda for the EPA.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
Republican presidents tend to nominate one of two types of administrator to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. The first is the centrist—think Christie Todd Whitman (2001-03)—who might be equally at home in a Democratic administration. The other is the fierce conservative—think Anne Gorsuch (1981-83)—who views the agency in a hostile light.
Categories: Ecological News

A man with a nasty habit of suing the EPA now leads it, because why not?

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
Congrats, America: We now have a Senate-confirmed administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) again.
Categories: Ecological News

The rebellion at the EPA is far from over.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
Despite an unprecedented revolt by the agency’s employees, Scott Pruitt was confirmed Friday to head the Environmental Protection Agency. But that’ll hardly be the end of the rebellion.
Categories: Ecological News

The evidence for vaccine safety is abundant. That will be $100,000, please.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
At what point does a body of evidence become massive enough to count as proof? When has a question been answered enough times that it can be put to rest?
Categories: Ecological News

Shooting holes in gun lobby’s dangerous addiction to lead ammo.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:30
It hardly came as a surprise that within days of President Trump taking office the National Rifle Association unloaded on the Obama administration’s science-based decision to begin the process of gradually getting the lead out of our most pristine refuges.
Categories: Ecological News

The rational argument against the normalization of transgenderism

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 18:25
(Natural News) The same cultural “progressivism” that achieved gay acceptance, gay rights and gay marriage is now demanding social acceptance of transgenderism by equating the two. The same insults now being hurled at transgenders, they say, were once hurled at gays. Being gay or transgender is a “choice,” they say, and that choice should be...

Religious vaccine exemptions explode more than 50% in New Jersey

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:55
(Natural News) In Hunterdon County, New Jersey, there are increasing numbers of parents who are saying NO! to the recommended immunization schedule from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). As reported by the Press of Atlantic City, in the 2009 – 2010 school year, 3,865 children opted out. In the 2015 – 2016 school year, the parents of another 9,500 children refused routine school required vaccinations. That’s...

Media Matters assembled $13.4M budget for 34-person team focused on destroying, discrediting the independent media

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:53
(Natural News) It seems that Barack Obama is no longer officially president, but he is the mastermind behind a large, well-funded effort to operate a “shadow” government whose primary goals are a) undermining President Donald Trump, and b) preserving Obama’s awful, job-killing, freedom-smothering Alt-Left agenda. There are many fronts in this war to delegitimize Trump,...

Here are MANY broken Obamacare promises to help explain why Trump and the GOP need to repeal this disaster

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:45
(Natural News) During recent town hall events, Republican lawmakers returning to their home districts have been facing what can only be described as staged opposition to any repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Naturally, the discredited Washington establishment media have seized upon these staged protests to compare them to similar protests of Democratic lawmakers pushing...

Language police EAT THEIR OWN as transgender Cover Girl model called racist for correctly tweeting that Ebola came from Africa

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:44
(Natural News) Our uber-liberal, hyper-sensitive pop culture has taken a trip down Surreal Lane. Now, even the most “progressive” members of the hard-Left are eating their young, so to speak, for not being hard-Alt-Left progressive enough. Let’s begin with what should be the most insane of the insanity in play here: The fact that Cover...

It's called the "flu shot" so the CDC can falsely claim childhood "vaccines" do not contain mercury

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:37
(Natural News) Does anyone ever call the flu shot the “influenza vaccine?” The answer is no. Want to know why? Because, it’s a trick and total deception marketed by the CDC so everyone who suspects that mercury is dangerous, especially when injected into muscle tissue using a vaccine, will assume that it’s true that the CDC...

Solar power could get even more affordable as scientists discover way to replace platinum components with 3D graphene

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:32
(Natural News) Although solar power is one of the most popular forms of green energy, it certainly is not without flaw. For example, according to Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Director of Economics at the Manhattan Institute, solar energy is responsible for less than one percent of the country’s electricity, yet it costs almost twice as much to...

WINNING: IRS won't enforce Obamacare penalty for uninsured

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:26
(Natural News) American citizens and taxpayers are already receiving some relief as a direct result of the Executive Order titled “Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal” that President Donald Trump signed on January 20, 2017, the day he was inaugurated. Trump has promised to repeal and replace...

President Trump unleashes his BEST TWEET EVER: The fake news media is "the enemy of the American People"

Natural News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 05:23
(Natural News) Echoing what an increasing number of Americans are rapidly coming to realize on their own, President Trump tweeted today that the “FAKE NEWS media” is “the enemy of the American People.” (See the tweet below.) In his tweet, he specifically named the “failing” NY Times, NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN. Had twitter allowed...

Satellite Views Storm System Affecting Southern California

ENN Climate - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:50
An almost continuous onshore flow is expected to bring storms to California and portions of the Pacific Northwest in a very active, wet pattern over the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service.
Categories: Ecological News

NASA Examines Ex-Tropical Cyclone Dineo's Rainfall

ENN Climate - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:34
Late on Feb. 15, Dineo made landfall in southern Mozambique. By Feb. 17 the storm weakened to a remnant low pressure area when NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard Terra captured a visible image that showed the center of the low pressure area over Zimbabwe and clouds extended over found Dineo's clouds stretched over southern Mozambique, Swaziland, eastern Botswana and northeastern South Africa.
Categories: Ecological News

Why a Southern California Refinery Explosion Could Kill Thousands

ENN Health - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:28
One morning in February 2015, I felt a rumble. Was it an earthquake? No. It was an explosion at the ExxonMobil oil refinery a few miles away. The refinery is located in the middle of a residential area of Torrance, Calif.
Categories: Ecological News

Why a Southern California Refinery Explosion Could Kill Thousands

ENN Pollution - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:28
One morning in February 2015, I felt a rumble. Was it an earthquake? No. It was an explosion at the ExxonMobil oil refinery a few miles away. The refinery is located in the middle of a residential area of Torrance, Calif.
Categories: Ecological News
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