Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: chlorpyrifos

Federal Appeals Court orders EPA to ban toxic pesticide Chlorpyrifos

“This ruling is a huge victory for children and communities across the country who will finally be spared by needless poisonings and lifelong learning disabilities.”

Chlorpyrifos ‘has no place on food’: 100 organizations urge EPA to...

"It is time for the Biden administration to demonstrate its commitment to science, children, and farmworkers and finish the job."

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s...

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

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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Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

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A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."