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FDA Opts Not To Ban BPA In Food Packaging
2012-04-01 06:17:58

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday that they would not ban the use of a controversial chemical used in food packaging.

US Seen As Stalling On UN Climate Talks; Brazil, China Rule Out Deal Without Kyoto Pledge
2011-12-01 06:24:28

Environmental groups and government officials warned this week that US negotiators at the UN climate talks in Durban risk portraying the US as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues.

Climate Change Disasters Cost US $14 Billion In Past Decade
2011-11-08 14:20:20

Researchers said on Monday that deaths and health problems from floods, drought and other U.S. disasters related to climate change cost $14 billion in the past decade.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.