“PVC is one of the most hazardous consumer products ever made, and the federal government can’t keep ignoring that reality."
The company will replace glyphosate in the consumer lawn and garden segment with other "known and well-established active ingredients."
"Policy interventions to reduce pesticide exposure in individuals residing near agricultural fields should be considered to protect the health of children."
Brookhaven National Laboratory “continues to show almost no regard for its neighbors…Is this any way for a government-funded agency to treat its neighbors?”
Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."
The move by the EPA amounts to a generous gift to BASF, Bayer and Corteva Agrisciences whose dicamba herbicides were deemed by the court to have been approved by the EPA illegally.
J&J faces more than 14,000 cases accusing Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products of causing ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.
Scientists and doctors are urging the governments to put "safety guidelines" in place to protect the health of the people, not the industry.
"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."
Bayer's stock took a dive, losing billions of dollars in value, after the first jury verdict in August 2018, and share prices remain depressed.