Morris: I won't apologize for voicing objections

One of the nation's largest energy companies, Kinder Mor­gan, wants to build a major petroleum pipeline from South Carolina to Florida, crossing coastal marshes, rivers and hundreds of miles of private property.

New York City to require salt warnings on menus

...city Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett said.The American Heart Association, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and various doctors and nutritionists are enthused about the measure. Some experts and health board member Dr...

McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...how the moves have changed soda sales.Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said the decline in sodas for Happy Meals showed promise."It takes more than one year to undo decades of bad...

Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

...them to hyperactivity in children in calling for them to be phased out. Lisa Lefferts at the Center for Science in the Public Interest also says artificial colors can be used in deceptive ways."They mask the absence of ingredients," she said...

You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules

...systems without explaining what's going on, you have real issues," said Harold Feld, senior vice president at the public-interest group Public Knowledge. "People's lives depend on it."He estimates that about 80 million people as well...

FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

...to round less than half of a gram of trans fat to zero on the package.The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest first petitioned FDA to ban trans fats 11 years ago. The group's director, Michael Jacobson, says that getting...

Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...granted the injunction sought by the states to block the implementation of the president's directive, saying "the public interest factor that weighs the heaviest is ensuring the actions of the Executive Branch ... comply with this country's...

FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...food in comparison to conventional variety.Gregory Jaffe, biotechnology director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in a statement Friday objected to the voluntary system for approving GMOs and said legislation is needed to make...

As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

...think it's going to escalate and get bigger."In most states, opponents have to prove a project does not serve the public interest or poses a clear environmental threat.In states that depend on energy jobs, regulators tend to be receptive to...

McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

...medicine to promote growth in animals.Caroline Smith DeWaal, food safety director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said McDonald's plan to sell milk produced without rBST was also a good step because the artificial growth hormone...