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FSIS set to begin dioxin analysis of U.S. meat, poultry.’
Saturday May 05th 2018, 7:07 PM

Federal agencies are set to begin a year-long testing program on U.S. beef, pork and poultry to measure the levels of a highly toxic group of chemicals called dioxins, which are best known for their use in Agent Orange and other herbicides. The 2018 Dioxin Survey, headed by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Services… Continue Reading

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Influential outsiders have played a key role in Scott Pruitt’s foreign travel
Saturday May 05th 2018, 5:34 PM

A canceled trip to Israel in February was arranged in part by GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson.

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How Scott Pruitt helped Arkansas poultry giants pollute one of Oklahoma’s prettiest rivers
Saturday May 05th 2018, 5:02 PM

Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA has taken actions that could further undermine Oklahoma’s longstanding efforts to clean up the Illinois River.

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Actors were paid to support Entergy’s power plant at New Orleans City Council meetings
Saturday May 05th 2018, 4:59 PM

Dozens of people in orange shirts showed up at meetings to support Entergy’s new power plant. But for many of them, it was just an acting gig. They were paid to show up and speak on the company’s behalf. The Lens interviewed a few of them and reviewed messages outlining the astroturfing effort.

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Flashpoint: The winter that wasn’t
Saturday May 05th 2018, 4:44 PM

How will the low snowfall of the past season affect Colorado’s vital ski and snowboard industry moving forward? Well that sucked. Call it the Winter That Wasn’t. Unless you spent the season in Big Sky, this was a largely dismal year for skiing in the Intermountain West.

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