Poison Takes a Holiday: Rio Grande Aerial Weed Killer Spraying “Indefinitely Delayed”

By: Saturday March 28, 2009 6:35 pm

Last Tuesday Homeland Security’s very own Border Patrol announced they were canceling their plans to begin aerial spraying of the pesticide imazapyr along a stretch of the Rio Grande the following day. In other words, the agency that demands billions to seal America’s borders in large part so they can prevent Americans from voluntarily putting dangerous chemicals in their own bodies grudgingly changed their own plan to involuntary expose Americans to dangerous chemicals.

 

Is Cass Sunstein, Obama’s Pick to Regulate Regulations, Too Fond of Cost-Benefit Analysis?

By: Wednesday January 28, 2009 2:40 pm

The good folks at Center For Progressive Reform recently released their report on the issues surrounding Cass Sunstein, Obama’s pick for OIRA – the part of OMB with the power to kill off health, food, enviro, and any other regulation intended to protect us and the living world we depend upon.

PEBO Wants AEI Libertarian Opposed to Product Bans Deciding OMB’s Health and Enviro Rules

By: Saturday January 10, 2009 6:00 pm

What does the Office of Management and Budget have to do with our health and our environment? Well, the OMB effectively has the last word on the regulations Federal agencies write to implement Federal Law. For decades, OMB’s been where proposed Federal rules to keep poison out of our lives meet lethal doses of deregulation.

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