Monday, August 3, 2020

Tag: chlorpyrifos

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

This move could help protect children, agricultural workers, and the environment.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

EPA will not ban chlorpyrifos

President Trump’s EPA responded yesterday to a petition from public health and environmental groups who had pushed for a ban on the...

Federal court rules EPA must make final decision on potential ban...

"We'll find out in three months if the Trump EPA remains under the tight control of the chemical agriculture industry, or if Administrator Wheeler will finally take his job seriously and ban this brain-damaging pesticide."

Under Trump, federal agencies halt reviews of toxic pesticides that endanger...

Scientists say pesticides from nearby farms are pushing them closer to extinction.

Trump administration attempts to delay findings on pesticides

Is the pesticide industry running Trump's EPA?

12 farmworkers poisoned by toxic pesticide only one month after EPA...

Chlorpyrifos originates from a nerve gas developed by Nazi Germany.

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Trump’s threat to negate election results automatically disqualifies him

Trump the ignorant disruptive seems oblivious to what negating elections from willful blindness means.

We’re staring into the face of America’s worst political crisis since the civil war

Trump doesn’t give a damn about COVID-19. Or about the death rate. Or the millions of people who have lost their jobs or homes or health insurance.

FAQs for anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers

The following is satire that is, however, based on actual anti-masker and anti-vaxxer arguments and memes.