When Cleaning Makes Things Worse – Making polluters pay for poisoned water

I read a great article by Walter Mugdan the EPA's Director of Emergency Response, about how toxic and dangerous cleaning fluids like Perc can be when they are allowed to contaminate  public water supplies. Much US water and air was contaminated by toxic chemicals like Perchlorethylene, a chlorinated solvent, which was verywidely used in dry … Continue reading When Cleaning Makes Things Worse – Making polluters pay for poisoned water

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How The Guardian is handling different views on media bias in reports from Syria is quite worrying

What The Guardian did next: quickly closed its comments section; did not allow a right of reply to those journalists singled out for denigration in the piece; did not allow publication of the considered response from a group of concerned academics (posted in full below); did not respond to the group’s subsequent Letter,[1] or a follow up email … Continue reading How The Guardian is handling different views on media bias in reports from Syria is quite worrying

There are some good reasons to doubt Novichok was made on Putin’s orders

According to some of  the  scientists  who are advising the UK Government on the Salisbury attack, the Novichok nerve agents could have been made anywhere in the world.   read more; https://timhayward.wordpress.com/2018/03/14/urgent-communication-questions-to-be-addressed-regarding-novichoks/ Summary of the Key Issues that Need to be Addressed 1) There are reasons to doubt that these compounds are military grade nerve agents … Continue reading There are some good reasons to doubt Novichok was made on Putin’s orders