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Senior Reporter, iWatch News — Center for Public Integrity

Senior reporter at The Center for Public Integrity doing investigative pieces on environmental issues. Collaborate with other media.

Payday lending bankrolls auto racer's fortune

publicintegrity.org — In partnership with iWatch News, CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian finds out who is behind the big business of online payday loans that provide an advance on a paycheck attached with crippling interest rates. The exterior of Miami Nation Enterprises, which has an online payday lending business that has sovereign status beyond the reach of state regulators.

National Academy of Sciences agrees with EPA that formaldehyde causes cancer

publicintegrity.org — For years, the chemical industry has been winning a political battle to keep formaldehyde from being declared a known carcinogen. The industry's chief lobby group, the American Chemistry Council, has persuaded members of Congress that the findings of both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services were wrong and should be reviewed by the National Academy of Sciences.

Even low doses of arsenic trigger cancer in mice, study finds

publicintegrity.org — A study by the National Institutes of Health found that levels of arsenic similar to what some people consume caused cancer in male mice.

Politics, profits delay action on arsenic in drinking water

scpr.org — Joe Raedle/Getty Images A buoy rests askew on the bottom of Lake Okeechobee's July 9, 2007 near Moore Haven, Florida. The lake, which normally covers the vegetation in the background, has seen elevated levels of arsenic and other pesticides discovered in the muck. Arsenic is nearly synonymous with poison.

How politics derailed EPA science on arsenic, endangering public health in central Maine and nationwide

bangordailynews.com — This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. MOUNT VERNON, Maine - Living in the lush, wooded countryside with fresh New England air, Wendy Brennan never imagined her family might be consuming poison every day. But when she signed [...]

Politics Derail Science on Arsenic, Endangering Public Health

scientificamerican.com — A ban on arsenic-containing pesticides was lifted after a lawmaker disrupted a scientific assessment by the EPA This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity , a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. It is part of a collaboration among the Center for Public Integrity , Center for Investigative Reporting and Michigan Radio .

How politics derailed EPA science on arsenic, endangering public health

news.yahoo.com — MOUNT VERNON, Maine - Living in the lush, wooded countryside with fresh New England air, Wendy Brennan never imagined her family might be consuming poison every day. But when she signed up for a research study offering a free T-shirt and a water-quality test, she was stunned to discover that her private well contained arsenic.

What to do if your drinking water contains arsenic

publicintegrity.org — Millions of Americans unwittingly consume arsenic, a potent carcinogen also linked to IQ deficits in children, in their drinking water.

How politics derailed EPA science on arsenic, endangering public health

publicintegrity.org — Bans of chemicals containing arsenic have yet to be instated thanks to lobbying and the efforts of one politician.

Race-car driver's payday lending business 'deceived borrowers'

publicintegrity.org — AMG Services, a Kansas firm started by race-care driver Scott Tucker, may be ordered to repay tens of millions of dollars to borrowers.
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Oct 29, 2014

Fox sportscasters tonight inducted Bumgarner into the Hall of Fame.

Oct 27, 2014

ICYMI: NPR does away with its environment team, citing other priorities. | InsideClimate News shar.es/103Umt

Oct 23, 2014

White House fence jumper charged with two counts of assaulting police officers, which happened to be two police dogs.

Oct 22, 2014

Forensic experts disagree on #MichaelBrown autopsy. Judy Melinik says it does not support him having hands up. Cyril Wecht says it does.

Oct 17, 2014

First credible account of Darren Wilson's version of shooting finally comes out: nytimes.com/2014/10/18/us/…

Oct 17, 2014

RT @charlesornstein: So far this year, there have been 1,444 cases of West Nile Virus in the US and 49 deaths. No discussion. No czars. cdc.gov/westnile/stats…

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