Pesticides generally are a problem for salmon for several reasons and can have a variety of impacts depending on the chemical involved.
“The EPA has had nearly 14 years to publish a legally sufficient response to the 2007 Petition.”
“Finally, our fields are made safer for farmworkers and our fruits and vegetables are safer for our children.”
The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA’s warning brings the project’s cancelation closer.
A new report by the UN Environment Program confirmed that cutting methane pollution from both new and existing oil and gas operations is vital in tackling the climate crisis.
“These bee losses highlight the disturbing lack of progress from the EPA in the fight to protect pollinators from toxic pesticides.”
“The Biden administration is making clear that the best available science, and not political interference from industry, will guide the EPA’s decisions on protecting the public from pollution.”
“We will ask the court to deny this extraordinary request to paper over glyphosate’s ecological harms only to approve it anyway down the road. Time to face the music, not run and hide.”
“This is a majority-Black island in a U.S. territory. It is located next to public housing. If this refinery were located most anywhere else in the country, it would have been shut down months ago.”
According to the Centers for Disease and Control, there is no safe level of exposure of lead for children and the most common cause of lead poisoning is from ingesting lead dust.