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“There are nightmares that make more sense than this”*:The GOP versus the EPA

On the front page of the New York Times the other day was the sickening story, “A Trump County Confronts the Administration With a Rash of Childhood Cancers,” by Hiroko Tabuchi.  The county is in Indiana and, as Tabuchi begins: … Continue reading

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Today’s worst story–made-made, not natural, catastrophe

From 538 Significant Digits: 58 percent The full consequences of the Flint water crisis are still coming to light: Fertility rates dropped 12 percent while women in the city were exposed to increased lead in their drinking water, according to … Continue reading

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Tort lawsuits over civil wrongs are on decline? Not for long

From 538 Significant Digits: 2 in 1,000 A new analysis finds that tort lawsuits — the ones over civil wrongs that cause someone loss or harm, such as suits over medical malpractice and car accidents — are on the decline, … Continue reading

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