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2012-11-30 16:23:15

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey from the American Automobile Association (AAA) provides yet another confirmation that the Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) hasty approval of E15 threatens consumer engines and vehicles. Instead of simply acting on very limited testing rather than a comprehensive analysis, the Agency rubberstamped the Growth Energy petition and approved E15 for sale into the general marketplace. Possibly then evidence showing that 95...

2008-08-09 03:00:14

By Mokhiber, Russell FOR EIGHT DAYS, IBM could not get a contract with the United States government. On March 27, 2008, Robert Meunier, the debarring official at the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), suspended IBM. The issuance of an $84 million contract to IBM was imminent. Evidence of wrongdoing - IBM allegedly had secured protected source selection information from an EPA employee - was significant enough for Meunier to act. Many in the white-collar defense bar say that Meunier...

2006-01-27 12:28:50

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland, Europe's biggest per capita consumer of potatoes, is weighing a proposal by German chemicals group BASF to grow varieties that have been genetically modified to resist disease. BASF asked the Environment Protection Agency this week to approve a field trial of several strains of GMO potato that are resistant to blight, the cause of the Irish potato famine that killed one million people and forced two million to leave the island in 1845. Today, the Irish...