NY Environmental Commissioner Says No Fracking

Gov. Cuomo said that he would defer to experts and that he expects lawsuits to be filed challenging the ban on fracking in New York. He said, “I will be bound by what these experts say because I am not in a position to second guess them with my expertise. I am not a scientist.”

EPA Expected to Propose New Ozone Standards

New, proposed ozone standards by the Environmental Protection Agency would be a major victory for public health groups but it could also throw hundreds of counties out of compliance. The Obama administration is expected to propose tougher limits on smog. According to the L.A. Times, “The current limit for ground-level ozone, the lung-damaging gas in … [Read more…]

Toxic Purity Analyzer to Help Consumers Detect GMOs

According to RealFarmacy, the “University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a cradle and app that uses a phone’s built-in camera and processing power as a biosensor to detect toxins, proteins, bacteria, viruses and other molecules.”