"Fluoride in Drinking Water: Will the EPA Get Tougher?"

"Environmental health groups are now looking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to impose tougher standards on fluoride in drinking water, building on a decision Friday by the federal Department of Health and Human Services to lower the recommended level for the first time in nearly 50 years."

Source: LA Times, 01/11/2011

"Issa's Regulatory Rehash"

"New House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) drew attention last week when he solicited advice from a number of corporations, trade groups and organizations about federal regulations covering a variety of issues. A number of energy companies, manufacturers were on the list that are likely to focus on regulations from the Environmental Protetion Agency in their response.  The letter raised some eyebrows in DC, of course."

Source: Mother Jones, 01/11/2011

"Tom DeLay, Former U.S. House Leader, Sentenced To 3 Years in Prison"

"Former House majority leader Tom DeLay, the brash Texan who helped build and tightly control a Republican majority in his chamber until resigning in 2005, was sentenced by a state judge on Monday to three years in prison for illegally plotting to funnel corporate contributions to Texas legislative candidates."

Source: Wash Post, 01/11/2011
May 18, 2024

SEJ Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Society of Environmental Journalists meets next on Sat., May 18, 2024 via Zoom.



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