Openmarket.org -Poisonous Advice From The Environmental Working Group
Here we go again. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued its 2012 Shopping Guide to Pesticides in Produce — which is the eighth edition to unfairly demonize healthy fruits and vegetables. EWG issues these reports annually using data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that actually show the opposite of what the greens claim: pesticide residues are so minute that they pose little to no health risks to U.S. consumers.
OBAMA WAR ON ENERGY - ANDREW FOILETT & MYRON EBELL
The Washington Times: Start of darkness for America’s shining cities - Obama administration’s war on energy intensifies
For months, we’ve heard about President Obama’s “all of the above” energy policy, but recently, it has become clear that it would be more accurate to call it “none of the above.” The administration has launched a war on affordable energy through actions such as the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Utility MACT (for Maximum Achievable Control Technology) regulation. Senate opponents failed to overturn this rule in a 53-46 vote on June 20.> Read the full commentary on Washingtontimes.com
Real Clear Policy: Obama's Secret Anti-Immigration Campaign
President Obama’s recent decision to defer deportations for certain children of undocumented immigrants and his administration’s lawsuit against Arizona’s tough immigration law could leave the impression that he wants to encourage immigration. Some have even claimed that he has failed to enforce immigration laws. But behind the scenes, the president has waged an anti-immigration regulatory campaign as tough as any in recent history.> Read the full commentary on Realclearpolicy.org
Featured Speaker: Nandan Kenkeremath, former Senior Counsel, House Energy and Commerce Committee
Kenkeremath will launch the discussion with a presentation on how EPA can improve the scientific basis of its risk assessment process by incorporating a wider range of probabilities, weigh-of-evidence measures, and best available science.