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Texas Farmers Sue EPA Over PFAS Contamination in Biosolid Fertilizers

Texas farmers are suing the EPA for failing to regulate Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals in biosolids fertilizer, which has contaminated millions of acres of farmland. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental non-profit, is representing the farmer plaintiffs in the suit. The complaint alleges that the EPA neglected to provide regulations forContinue reading Texas Farmers Sue EPA Over PFAS Contamination in Biosolid Fertilizers

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Senate hearing examines ‘available evidence’ on the origins of COVID-19

The Senate Homeland Security Governmental Affairs committee held a hearing and debate Tuesday morning regarding the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hearing included two scientists who believe a zoonotic origin is the most likely explanation and two scientists who believe the virus was generated in a lab before leaking to the public. Gregory KoblentzContinue reading Senate hearing examines ‘available evidence’ on the origins of COVID-19

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Study Linking Raw Milk to H5N1 Mutations Sparks Controversy Over Pandemic Risks and Research Methods

A new study was released where the researchers inoculated raw milk with H5N1 (bird flu; avian flu), fed the milk to mice, and the mice became ill on the first day with “ruffled fur and lethargy.” The primary flaw with the study is that inoculated milk is different from milk that comes from an infectedContinue reading Study Linking Raw Milk to H5N1 Mutations Sparks Controversy Over Pandemic Risks and Research Methods

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Experimental mRNA Bird Flu Vaccines are Being Considered for Humans and Poultry

Experimental mRNA vaccines are being created and stockpiled for potential use in humans and poultry against Bird Flu (H5N1). The CDC maintains that the risk of human infection is low. Two human cases have been detected in the United States from dairy workers who contracted the virus through infected cattle. The likelihood of the virusContinue reading Experimental mRNA Bird Flu Vaccines are Being Considered for Humans and Poultry

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USDA Reopens Comment Period for Deregulation of Gene-Edited Plants

The deregulation of gene-edited plants is on the USDA agenda, and the public comment period has been extended by 21 days. The comment page has yet to be posted on the Federal Register. CRISPR is a new technology that is being used in agriculture to modify plants. “New Gene Technologies” or NGTs are how big agricultural companies like Bayer areContinue reading USDA Reopens Comment Period for Deregulation of Gene-Edited Plants

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Texas Farmers Sue EPA Over PFAS Contamination in Biosolid Fertilizers

Texas farmers are suing the EPA for failing to regulate Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals in biosolids fertilizer, which has contaminated millions of acres of farmland. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental non-profit, is representing the farmer plaintiffs in the suit. The complaint alleges that the EPA neglected to provide regulations forContinue reading Texas Farmers Sue EPA Over PFAS Contamination in Biosolid Fertilizers

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BREAKING: WHO Pandemic Treaty Dead in Water as Member States Fail to Reach Agreement

WHO member states failed to come to an agreement on the terms of the pandemic treaty, meaning there is no chance it will be adopted at the World Health Assembly next week. This is great news for all freedom fighters who have worked hard to defeat this highly disturbing initiative that would have granted theContinue reading BREAKING: WHO Pandemic Treaty Dead in Water as Member States Fail to Reach Agreement

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