Federal agencies have been padding their environmental stats with a strategy that’s too cheap, too carbon-heavy and too easy to make a difference.
Reveal host Al Letson talks to a first-time voter, whose struggles reflect the divisions this country faces after a historic election.
Under White House pressure, the EPA ordered the panel to ignore the findings of its own scientists that the chemical TCE causes fetal heart defects.
Trump’s deregulatory fervor bolsters the chemical industry and Defense Department’s effort to debunk the science linking TCE to fetal heart defects.
Advisory panels slashed, environmental regulations rolled back – how the Trump administration uses questionable science to justify its policies.
Fires have grown larger, more intense and unpredictable. But federal research that helps prevent and respond to them is on the chopping block.
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.