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  • Bush's War on Freedom - Study: Many Federal Sites Not Terror Risks.
  • Mapping the Risks: Assessing the Homeland Security Implications of Publicly Available Geospatial Information.
  • Iraq on the record - 237 Misleading Statements by the Bush administration: A report by Representative Henry Waxman.
  • Soaring Cancer Rates Blamed On Chemicals: Epidemic is Preventable.
  • 9/11 Chair: Attack Was Preventable: Bush administration could have prevented 911 attack.
  • Stronger rules urged for chemical plants: Corzine: N.J. plan leaves sites a terror target.
  • 60 Minutes: U.S. Plants Open To Terrorists.
  • Bush gives in to chemical companies, leaving the nation vulnerable.
  • Afghans' uranium levels spark alert: Researcher says new uranium weapon used in Afghanistan.
  • White House Policies Divert Funds from National Parks -- Ploy to Privatize the Parks.
  • puts McDonalds on steering committee: Paul Hawken resigns.
  • The New Math: Environmentalists = Terrorists.
  • Jim Crow revived in cyberspace.
  • Terrorism Bill Used to Attack Civic Activism.
  • Worrisome Move To Remove Presidential Term Limit from Constitution.
  • Iraq: Citizens Stole Uranium and Other Dangerous Materials - contamination widespread. Powell Claims No Knowledge. U.S. Refuses Help.
  • South Korean wheat buyers warn US against biotech.
  • Bush Adm.: "Fish Don't Need Water" Something Rotten in Klamath.
  • Norton: The end of wilderness protection.
  • About time! California Open pit mines told to cleanup their act.
  • Bad on the Environment? Need to Look Green on Earth Day? Try LuntzSpeak.Com.
  • Peter Coyote's letter to Barbara Boxer on voter fraud.
  • If You Want To Win An Election, Just Control The Voting Machines.
  • VHS Video - A Breath of Air: What Pollution is Doing to Our Children.
  • Homeland Security Agents Pull Ohio Libraries' Haz-Mat Documents.
  • The Project for the New American Century: Roadmap to Iraq and beyond.
  • Sweeping Expansion of Anti-Terrorism Act.
  • FBI Unable to Stem the Flood of Exponentially Increasing U.S. Terror Threat.
  • Santa Cruz Fights Back: CIA watching library users and book buyers.
  • History Repeating Itself? Striking parallels to a horrific past.
  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity - The End of Controversy.
  • Toxic Chemicals & Health: 3 New Reports.


  • End of Right-To-Know? Terrorism, Patriotism, and Environmental Law - "Congress should remember that the toxic cloud slaying the innocent people of Bhopal, India, was not the result of a terrorist act but the consequence of business as usual."
  • White House fails to protect public health "When the government comes across this kind of information and doesn't tell people about it, I just think it's wrong, unconscionable, not to do that," he said. "Your first obligation is to tell the people ... of the possible danger" -- Former EPA administrator William Ruckelshaus
  • Despite Terrorism Threat, Chemical Industry Succeeds In Blocking Federal Security Regulations. Click here for new report from Common Cause.
  • Shock and Awe. : Achieving Rapid Dominance by Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade with L.A. "Bud" Edney, Fred M. Franks, Charles A. Horner, Jonathan T. Howe, and Keith Brendley. This is the DOD document that explains it all. Some visitors report that the above link is problematic. We have provided an archived copy of this report for research and educational purposes. Click here to access the archive.
  • The Mother of All War Shows (The Black Commentator).
  • Rumsfeld: Dead Soldiers Count for Nothing (The Black Commentator).
  • �Big Brother� is No Longer a Fiction, ACLU Warns in New Report -- The United States has now reached the point where a total �surveillance society� has become a realistic possibility (ACLU).
  • Target Baghdad - 800 Cruise Missiles: Bush to unleash war of terror on Iraqi civilians.
  • Behind the Homefront: The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. "A daily chronicle of news in homeland security and military operations affecting newsgathering, access to information and the public's right to know."
  • End of Right-To-Know? Terrorism, Patriotism, and Environmental Law - "Congress should remember that the toxic cloud slaying the innocent people of Bhopal, India, was not the result of a terrorist act but the consequence of business as usual."
  • Smallpox in America: Forced Vaccination? - A far more grave threat, however, is the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act (MSEHPA, MEHPA, or EHPA), portions of which were incorporated into the Homeland Security Act (HSA). The EHPA provides for forced vaccinations and confiscation or destruction of personal property under the mere threat of a threat of an outbreak.
  • White House fails to protect public health "When the government comes across this kind of information and doesn't tell people about it, I just think it's wrong, unconscionable, not to do that," he said. "Your first obligation is to tell the people ... of the possible danger" -- Former EPA administrator William Ruckelshaus
  • Government Secret Tests of radioactive, chemical and biological weapons on U.S. citizens.
  • COMPLEXITY, TRUST, AND TERROR by Langdon Winner.
  • Air pollution induces heritable DNA mutations.
  • Dioxins in babies at 85 times safety limit.
  • War On Iraq - 1/2 million deaths. Mostly civilians.
  • Computer System Peeks at Personal Data of Americans.
  • Total Information Awareness - threat to freedom, civil liberties and privacy.
  • Potential release of GIS data involves serious privacy and security issues -- so says Greenwich, CT.
  • Poisonous Procedural �Reform�: In Defense of Environmental Right to Know -- new report from the Georgetown Environmental Law & Policy Institute (11/04/02).
  • Peering into the Academic-Industrial Complex: Cornell Ordered to Release Biotech Documents by New York Supreme court.
  • Cancer Incidence Is Increasing NOT Decreasing.
  • Bush Administration's Pre-Emptive Strike On Our Right-To-Know: Warns Oregon about labelling food for genetically engineered content.
  • An Evaluation of the Possible Risks From Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMFs) From Power Lines, Internal Wiring, Electrical Occupations and Appliances.
  • Economies for Life (sustainable alternatives to the suicide economy).
  • Forecast for Future: Deluge and Drought.
  • First North American death of Mad Cow disease reported.
  • Join the fight for victims of Bhopal -- 18 years later and 30 die each month as a result of this accident.
  • Leukemia and power lines correlation probed.
  • California Takes on Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases.
  • Secret U.S. Biopharms Growing Experimental Drugs.
  • U.N. cancels A-bomb exhibit in New York.
  • A Hole in Our Missile Defense System by Theodore A. Postol.
  • Press Conference: 9-11 and the Public Safety: Seeking Answers and Accountability.
  • C-SPAN Denies Access: to 9-11 victims' families.
  • Anti-Terrorism: EPA seeks to make US water systems safe from sabotage.
  • Putting a happy face on global catastrophe: Bush administration says global warming will increase crop yields in U.S.
  • Now Bush administration says climate is changing, but offer little in the way of curbing business-as-usual emissions.
  • EPA releases national toxic pollution data: new report reveals dioxin and mercury pollution.
  • 2000 Toxic Release Inventory data to hightlight persistent toxics, document the need for stronger environmental protections instead of Bush administration rollbacks.
  • UNEP -- The State Of The Planet Is Getting Worse But For Many It's Still "business As Usual."
  • The State of the Air 2002 Report says, "Three-quarters of the nation�s population who reside in areas with ozone monitors�a total of 142,668,846 Americans�are breathing in unhealthy amounts of ozone pollution." That's half the population!
  • EPA Coverup? September 11th Environmental Hypocrisy.
  • EPA Whitman's Ties to CitiGroup: an interview with EPA Ombudsman Hugh Kaufman.
  • Lax security exposes lethal chemical supplies - Beginning of 4 part series.
  • 8 Utilities Kill 5,900 Each Year - New Report from the Environmental Integrity Project (04/17/02).
  • Revoke Right To Know - says Don Sundquist, Governor of Tennessee..

  • Argentine Foundation for Scientific Ecology - New addition to our Greenwash page. Links to pages in english and spanish.
  • Senator says documents show EPA cutting enforcement.
  • Congress may Eliminate the Chemical Safety Board - In the post 911 age don't we need more, not less oversight of chemical facilities?
  • Web sites told to delete data: The White House yesterday ordered all federal agencies to scrub their Web sites of sensitive information on weapons of mass destruction and other data that might be useful to terrorists...
  • Eric V. Schaeffer, EPA Director, Office of Regulatory Enforcement resigns. Click here to read his February 27, 2002 letter of resignation.
  • Doomsday Clock Moves Forward: On February 27, 2002, the Board of Directors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the minute hand of the �Doomsday Clock,� the symbol of nuclear danger, from nine to seven minutes to midnight, the same setting at which the clock debuted 55 years ago. Since the end of the Cold War in 1991, this is the third time the hand has moved forward.
  • Human & Ecological Costs of High-Tech Scrap: It's been over 10 years since Bill Moyers and the Center For Investigative Reporting wrote their ground-breaking, Global Dumping Ground: The International Traffic in Hazardous Waste. Read this long awaited update to this story.
  • New Report Available: Smokestack Rollback: How the Bush administration's Clean Air Act proposals will increase toxic refinery pollution and jeopardize public health - Study Exposes Bush Administration's Roll Back of Clean Air Protections as National Disaster for Public Health.
  • US Energy Supplies Vulnerable: Report Says Exposed Infrastructure, Oil Dependence to Blame - Scientists Counter President, Offer Responsible Energy Security Plan.
  • Aquatic Ecosystems and Global Climate Change: Potential Impacts on Inland Freshwater and Coastal Wetland Ecosystems in the United States, Pew Center on Global Climate Change January 2002.
  • Cheney Says Won't Turn Over List of Energy Meetings.

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