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“You Can’t Stop the Rage”: An Interview with Dr. Tyrone Hayes

January 28th, 2013 | by Stuart Coleman

Dr. Tyrone Hayes’ story reads like a movie script. Originally from a segregated town in South Carolina, the young African-American studied tadpoles in his yard and later won a scholarship to Harvard. He then became the second-youngest tenured professor in the Integrative Biology Dept. at UC-Berkeley. While doing research on the effects of atrazine for the chemical company Novartis (now owned by Syngenta), Hayes discovered that the popular pesticide causes chemical castration and feminization in frogs and hormonal disruption in humans that can lead to infertility and breast cancer

EPA Regulating Coal Ash

May 17th, 2010 | by Scott James

This week the EPA proposed national regulations to govern the safe management and disposal of coal ash from coal-fired power [&hellip

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