"If you want to address human health, you have to address climate health first," said Charles Swanton, who led the research team.
Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.
Ethylene oxide is known to cause cancer when people within close proximity to sterilizer facilities breathe the gas in over the course of many years.
The data also shows a nearly three-fold higher rate of osteosarcoma (a bone cancer) and a two-fold higher rate of lymphoma (a blood cancer).
Beal, of the EPA, said that the Biden administration has “reinvigorated its commitment to protect public health from toxic air emissions from industrial facilities.” And she said ethylene oxide in particular is a major priority.
“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."