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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A sign in a San Francisco Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. The proposition is a California law passed by voters in 1986.
"The damage to communities nationwide from PFOA-contaminated drinking water and exposure through everyday consumer products is almost unimaginable, but California's action underscores the urgency of addressing the crisis."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President-elect Joe Biden has reportedly tapped Michael Regan, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, to be EPA Administrator.
"Regan and the rest of the Biden-Harris administration need to pair their lofty...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A plane sprays pesticide over the Wynwood neighborhood in the hope of controlling and reducing the number of mosquitos, some of which may be capable of spreading the Zika virus on August 6, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
"These findings shock the conscience."