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Health Jun 03FDA food testing finds contamination by PFAS and other ‘forever chemicals’
The levels in nearly half of the meat and fish tested were double or more the only currently existing federal advisory level for any kind of the widely used manmade compounds.
Nation Mar 14U.S. proposes lifting protections for gray wolves
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to revoke the gray wolves' endangered and threatened species status, which could allow them to be hunted.
Nation Mar 06U.S. wildlife officials plan to remove protections for gray wolves
The decision to lift protections is based on the resurgence of the gray wolf population, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokesman said.
Politics Feb 14EPA announces plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water
Under strong pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it will move ahead this year with a process that could lead to setting a safety threshold for a group of highly toxic chemicals in drinking water.