Formaldehyde Added to “Known Carcinogens” List Despite Lobbying By Koch Brothers, Chemical Industry: here.
This music video by the Ramones, lyrics here, also mentions formaldehyde.
Shocking evidence of the deadly price of social inequality was exposed yesterday in a report by the American Cancer Society. It revealed the results of a study showing that in the US — long an inspiration for British rightwingers — men who did not make it to university are 2.5 times more likely to die of cancer than their better-educated fellow citizens: here.
KFC Shows They Don’t Give a Cluck About Juvenile Diabetes: here.
Koch $$ Funds Chorus of Lies on Social Security: here.
Haiti: ISABEL MACDONALD & ISABEAU DOUCET: Structurally unsafe and laced with formaldehyde, the “hurricane-proof” classroom trailers installed by the Clinton Foundation came from the same company being sued by Hurricane Katrina victims: here.
Koch Brothers’ ALEC Tentacles Creep Into Your State. Allison Kilkenny, Truthout: “Thanks to the work from the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) and investigative journalists like Beau Hodai, we now know that ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council), a front group for major corporations, the Koch brothers and right-wing lobbying groups, actively disseminated model bills promoting its agenda to state leaders. ALEC creates plausible deniability for state legislators by claiming it’s not lobbying, of course, but merely making friendly suggestions and, in turn, the legislators ultimately reap the rewards of being extra nice to ALEC’s corporate clients”: here.
‘THEY’RE STONEWALLING EVERY STEP OF THE WAY’ The Environmental Protection Agency is suppressing a bombshell report warning that most Americans inhale enough formaldehyde vapor to risk developing leukemia, agency officials told Politico. [HuffPost]
FORMER KOCH EMPLOYEE CRAFTING EPA POLICY ON TOXIC CHEMICALS Deputy David Dunlap has played a lead role in crafting the the agency’s policies on several toxic chemicals found in drinking water, raising concerns about conflicts of interest with his previous work at Koch Industries. [HuffPost]