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by jillian
Comment Count 237 comments on Sun Jul 23, 2006 at 09:43 PM PDT with 275 Recommends
There's a group of women, and some men, who desperately need the help of politically activist minded people. Most of you folks probably think of yourselves that way. That's why I'm appealing to you.
by DaNang65
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Sep 30, 2011 at 08:30 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
This story is breaking in the Chicago Tribune.... EPA political appointees force removal of well-respected EPA Regional Administrator Mary Gade after pressure from Dow Chemical Company. Links ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 01, 2008 at 02:26 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
From the Wonk Room .
by The Cunctator
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri May 02, 2008 at 11:31 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Many are aware of the decision handed down on Friday by a Federal Appeals Court in New York. The court ruled that the Vietnamese plaintiffs could not pursue claims against Dow Chemical Company, ...
by truong son traveler
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2008 at 10:05 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Well...after listening to talk of H.R. 1955, I'm scared shitless, really. Environmentalists and forward "green thinkers" have been targeted as being "terrorists" before, but when a so called "...
by jillian
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2007 at 09:46 PM PST with 35 Recommends
This originally was a comment to a diary by Deep Harm last night http://www.dailykos.com/story/2007/4/13/85937/3610 and several folks encouraged me to make it a diary. Please see below the fold. I ...
by Translator
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2007 at 05:16 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
What do these two have in common apart from being sticky when baked at high temperature? Well, there's international concern about the safety of Italy's famous ...
by Asinus Asinum Fricat
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2008 at 11:21 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
I am guessing that many of you may not have heard of Maude DeVictor. She is one awesome lady. I want to tell you a little about agent orange, Maude, and the effect both have had on me. I was ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Jun 22, 2011 at 10:45 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Yesterday the Vietnamese victims of agent orange/dioxin appealed a 2005 ruling which denied them class action ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2007 at 08:29 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Retired Master Sergeant LeRoy Foster is haunted by the job that launched his 20-year career in the US Air Force—spraying herbicides along perimeter fences and fuel pipelines at Andersen Air ...
by Jan Barry
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 08:04 PM PST with 16 Recommends
In the seaside city of Da Nang, Vietnam, a clean-up is underway to remove dioxin-contaminated soil at a former U.S. military air base. Some 8,500 miles to the east, another clean-up is underway to ...
by Jan Barry
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 07:17 AM PST with 14 Recommends
A group in Somerville, Texas, RightsforAmerica (www.rightsforamerica.com) has put out an open letter to billionaire Warren Buffett chronicling the plight of its residents after the alleged burning ...
by leslieb310
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2008 at 01:21 PM PST with 12 Recommends
The Detroit Free Press today released a revealing story concerning an inadvertent release of a secret EPA memorandum on how Dow Chemical delayed cleanup of highly toxic chlorinated dibenzo-dioxin/...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2007 at 11:01 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Following up on my previous post about this, I did speak with lawyer Robert Weiss last week. He is defending about 100 of the plaintiffs in the Somerville, Texas dioxin case. Just that morning, the ...
by leslieb310
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2008 at 09:28 AM PST with 9 Recommends
A few days ago, a crew of scientists testing Michigan's Saginaw River encountered a high concentration of the ...
by CrazyDrumGuy
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2007 at 09:12 AM PST with 9 Recommends
At least one diary had been posted talking about how regulation can not make our food safe. I agree, to some extent. Regulations, without enforcement, are completely worthless. I ...
by Translator
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2009 at 05:58 PM PST with 8 Recommends
This article, by Paul J. Nyden, appeared Dec. 16 in the Sunday Gazette-Mail, Charlestown, West Virginia. People who lived near the former Monsanto plant in Nitro that produced dioxins ...
by flowerfarmer
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2007 at 07:31 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Vietnam and New Jersey, despite the vast distance between them, share a deadly link. Both places, lushly beautiful this time of year, were poisoned by United States government actions ...
by Jan Barry
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 08:37 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I am an avid reader, but I can only read so many books a year. And sometimes, I am just too busy, or tired. I have kids now and that means less reading, for pleasure or personal research. I hit ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 08:03 AM PDT with 4 Recommends