10 Sep '11, 7pm

More Rumor Mongering Against US EPA - What Gives?

More Rumor Mongering Against US EPA - What Gives? Round hay bales near Cambridge, IA. Image credit:Flickr ,cwwycoff1 Search on the terms "hay pollutant epa" and you'll see hundreds of recent links with statements inferring that USEPA has 'declared hay to be a pollutant.' The source most often cited is indirect and provides no attribution within the Agency. A website covering a ranching industry meeting cites the following answer given in response to a question asked by an unidentified audience member: "Now that EPA has declared hay a pollutant, every farmer and rancher that stores hay, or that leaves a broken hay bale in the field is potentially violating EPA rules and subject to an EPA enforcement action,... " With that shot fired, the echo chamber is making hay out of what looks to be nothing of substance. I searched extensively online and all I could find are some fairl...

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More Rumor Mongering Against US EPA - What Gives?

treehugger.com 10 Sep '11, 8pm

More Rumor Mongering Against US EPA - What Gives? Round hay bales near Cambridge, IA. Image credit:Flickr ,cwwycoff1 Searc...

"SEJ Urges EPA To Make Science More Open to New...

sej.org 08 Sep '11, 9pm

The Society of Environmental Journalists has urged the US Environmental Protection Agency to end its policy of interjectin...

Big news: #California Gives Apartment Renters ‘Right to Recycle’

Big news: #California Gives Apartment Renters ‘...

earth911.com 09 Sep '11, 6pm

This week, California’s governor signed legislation requiring the state’s apartment owners to provide recycling services t...

#EPA releases 3-year environmental justice plan...

epa.gov 14 Sep '11, 4pm

Plan EJ 2014 is a roadmap that will help EPA integrate environmental justice into the Agency’s programs, policies, and act...