Environmental News Round-Up: Deliberate Destruction of Our Habitat

EPA Looking at Regulation of Gender Bender Chemicals in Drinking Water – Treehugger 9/24/09

Food Is Power and the Powerful Are Poisoning Us – TruthDig 9/7/09

Cell phone-brain cancer link found? – Raw Story 8/29/09

Weird Ways Global Warming is Changing Animal Populations – Treehugger 8/29/09

U.S. Pharmaceutical Factories Dumping Huge Quantities of Drugs Into Public Sewers, Rivers and Waterways – Natural News 10/3/09

In one study, conducted by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), researchers tested the water entering two water treatment plants down the sewer line of several pharmaceutical factories, as well as at other plants not receiving sewage from drug plants. Researchers discovered drugs at “much higher detection frequencies and concentrations” at the plants receiving effluent from pharmaceutical factories. Drugs detected included opiates, a barbiturate and a tranquilizer.

500,000 Clean Water violations since 2004 – Mother Nature Network 10/4/09

Male bass in many US rivers have female features – AP/Tulsa World 10/4/09

Half of All Animal Species Will Be Extinct in Your Lifetime, Unless Emissions Peak by 2020 – Treehugger 9/29/09

Radioactive rabbit poop litters Washington state – Mother Nature Network 10/10/09

Confirmed: Current Atmospheric CO2 Levels Highest in 15 Million (!) Years – Treehugger 10/10/09

Insect repellent DEET is toxic to brain cells – Natural News 9/6/09

Cheyenne, Wyo.: Pollution an enduring legacy at old missile sites – AP / Tulsa World 10/11/09

Pacific ocean “Dead Zone” may be forever – Boing Boing 10/9/09

The Arctic turns acidic – Mother Nature Network 10/5/09

EPA to evaluate whether common weed killer harms more than weeds – Mother Nature Network 10/8/09

Top researcher who worked on cervical cancer vaccine warns about its dangers – Prison Planet 10/8/09

Consumer health group calls for scientific inquiry into safety of cervical cancer vaccines – Natural News 10/11/09

CDC Lead Levels Cause Learning and Social Problems – Natural News 9/23/09

Secret FDA Memos Reveal Concerns About Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs) – video, via What Really Happened 9/9/09

Doctors Give Rat Poison to Heart Patients for Fifty Years -Natural News 9/2/09

Pfizer Directed Doctors to Use Drugs at Eight Times the Recommended Dosage and for Conditions Different to Those for Which They Were Approved– BBC via Cryptogon 9/4/09

Bayer Pesticides Blamed For Honeybee Deaths – Prison Planet 9/30/09

Autism Explodes As Childhood Vaccines Increase – Prison Planet 10/5/09

US Military involved in Huge AIDS vaccine trials – Prison Planet 9/24/09

Teen girl suffers permanent brain damage after cervical cancer vaccine – Prison Planet 10/7/09

Jury says chemotherapy drug death was “manslaughter” – Natural News 10/1/09

Farmers Vs Coca-Cola in Water Wars – Polaris Institute 10/1/09

Dangerous Mercury Contamination of Human Body Increasing, Study Finds – Natural News 9/23/09

Huge California study concludes soda consumption undeniably linked to obesity – Natural News 9/27/09

600 Coal Ash Dump Sites Found in 35 States: Is There One Near You? ‘Leading architect’ of Bush surveillance quietly appointed to declassification board – Raw Story 9/11/09

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