On Air with IER: Episode 112

This week: In a decision that could have significant implications for Indiana, the U.S. Supreme Court limits the EPA's power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finds high levels of some PFAS chemicals in seafood products.
July 11, 2022


Welcome to Episode 112 of the IER Podcast!


Supreme Court Ruling Limits EPA’s Power to Reduce Power Plant Climate Pollution

By Enrique Saenz

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling limits the power of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to directly regulate greenhouse gas emissions and could provide an opening for industries to chip away at the federal government’s power to regulate toxic air pollution.

Read the full story here.


Limited FDA testing finds “forever chemicals” in canned clams, tuna

By Enrique Saenz

After limited seafood testing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found the presence of PFAS chemicals at levels many times higher than the federal recommended limit in some smoked clams and tuna.

See the testing results here.