If Neil Gorsuch is confirmed to the Supreme Court, what will be the implications for environmental and climate policy?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: If Neil Gorsuch is confirmed to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, what will be the implications for environmental and climate policy? — Jim Metcalf, Newark, DE Environmental leaders aren’t particularly jazzed about Neil Gorsuch as Donald Trump’s nominee to fill…

Activist Winona LaDuke

Who are the great environmental visionaries of our own day and age?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: The environmental movement was built on the philosophies of people like Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson. But who are the great environmental visionaries of our own day and age?                                                                          — Betsy Englund, Boston, MA Thoreau, best known for his book “Walden,”…

TSCA Fluoride Petition Denial

On November 23, 2016, a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 21 petition was submitted by the Fluoride Action Network, Food & Water Watch, Organic Consumers Association, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Moms Against Fluoridation, and certain individuals. The general object of the petition is to…

Preferred Waste Management Practices

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis

The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis shows releases of toxic chemicals into the air fell 56% from 2005-2015 at industrial facilities submitting data to the TRI program. The TRI tracks the management of certain toxic chemicals that may pose a threat to human health and the environment. U.S. facilities in different industry sectors…