Mary Ellen Kustin

Mary Ellen Kustin

Mary Ellen Kustin is the Policy Director, Public Lands Project at the Center for American Progress.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Are Industry Interests Behind President Trump’s Attack on National Monuments?
On April 26, President Donald Trump launched an attack on national parks, public lands, and waters. His executive order called on U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to “review” the 54 national monuments that presidents have designated or expanded since 1996. The order gives wide discretion...
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Friday, May 08, 2015
Monsanto’s Glyphosate Blankets GMO Crops Near Schools
Genetically engineered crops, or GMOs, have led to an explosion in growers’ use of herbicides, with the result that children at hundreds of elementary schools across the country go to class close by fields that are regularly doused with escalating amounts of toxic weed killers. GMO corn and...
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Friday, July 04, 2014
Alert: Thousands Of Schools Would be Close To Toxic Spray Zones
There are 5,609 American schools within 200 feet of farm fields that may soon be blanketed with massive amounts of a toxic defoliant linked to Parkinson’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and reproductive and immune system problems. That’s the finding of a new EWG analysis that shows that hundreds...
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