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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.

Scientist with deep industry ties being considered for key EPA job

publicintegrity.org — Dourson left the EPA in 1994 to start TERA, based in Ohio. The group's website notes that 63 percent of TERA's revenue in 2013 came from government agencies and nonprofits, such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The rest came from for-profit companies.

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.
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Dec 17, 2014

RT @Kenwardjr: Latest @wvgazette story on Freedom Industries criminal charges includes links to charging documents filed today wvgazette.com/article/201412…

Dec 16, 2014

RT @NPRinskeep: One of those days in DC when you have no trouble finding space on the bike rack.

Dec 16, 2014

RT @CarterD: Ferrari-racing loan mogul Scott Tucker said to face racketeering case ... #paydaylending bloom.bg/1GKY1Ce

Dec 16, 2014

RT @CarterD: For latest on Scott Tucker bloom.bg/1GKY1Ce For background from @PublicI & @davidhth this great piece http://t.co/1oDTWZ…

Dec 12, 2014

Dean Baquet on @TNR: "I think when all of your writers leave, you’ve done something really bad."

Dec 11, 2014

RT @samsteinhp: White House is officially asking for the riders to be taken out of the bill

Dec 11, 2014

RT @SharylAttkisson: Admin accountable, we find it unfathomable that Speaker Boehner wd allow a bill that strengthens...Freedom of Info Act to die w/out a vote.

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