Journalist covering health, environment, poverty/development. I garden in the summer and have very cold feet in the winter.

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I report on environmental issues -- particularly sustainable food, energy efficiency and various waste streams, from compostables to coal ash -- as well as social justice and nutrition/health.

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@rachelcernansky — 1,265 followers, 762 tweets

Sep 26, 2017

"Because the river cannot appear in court..." an enviro group is filing the suit as an ally.  https://twitter.com/julieturkewitz/status/912660758319603713 

Sep 20, 2017

RT @EricLiptonNYT: His work helped industry protect its most toxic chemicals from regulation. Now he's set to lead EPA toxics program  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/19/science/epa-chemical-industry-dourson.html 

Sep 20, 2017

On a brighter note. Branson setting up fund to replace Irma-wrecked utilities in Caribbean w/ renewable energy  http://news.trust.org/item/20170919182816-y1nr9/ 

Sep 20, 2017

Int'l scientists meet in Canada w/ evidence there's "no doubt" pesticides are killing bees. Frogs, birds, fish too  http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/no-doubt-common-pesticides-killing-bees-scientists-say-1.3596598 

Sep 20, 2017

Ban would seem wise... PBDEs were phased out over 10 yrs ago & have only been replaced with equally-bad alternatives  https://undark.org/article/flame-retardants-organophosphates/ 

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