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Articles by Michelle Ciarrocca
September 7, 2006 | persistent organic pollutants, environment, EPA, Stockholm Convention, Rotterdam Convention, pesticides, toxic chemicals, UNEP, PCBs
September 1, 2006 | The United States is not just missing the boat on global warming. Washington's policy on toxic chemicals is also, well, toxic.
October 6, 2005 | On May 1, 2001, President Bush reiterated his campaign pledge to deploy a multitiered ballistic missile defense system as soon as possible.
October 5, 2005 | The international community has, at long last, recognized that there are some toxic chemicals that are just too dangerous to produce, use, and storeput simply, too dangerous to have on the planet.
October 4, 2005 | Once again, the U.S. is squandering an opportunity for leadership in the international environmental policy arena.
October 4, 2005 | President Bushs military budget increase and the war time unity on Capitol Hill have created an environment in which weapons makers can enjoy the best of both worldscontinuing to make money on the weapons systems of the cold war while reaping the benefits of a war time bonanza of new defense contracts.
September 30, 2005 | With public attention focused on Iraq, the Bush administration's prized missile defense system has been far from the limelight. But make no mistake, it's still chugging along.
September 30, 2005 | Under President Clinton, it became U.S. policy to deploy a National Missile Defense (NMD) system “as soon as technologically feasible.”
February 7, 2005 | Continuing to fund these big-ticket systems is one reason the Army is still scrambling to provide adequate body armor and well-protected Humvees to our troops in Iraq.