Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: herbicide

EPA sued for approving toxic herbicides with Agent Orange chemical

The herbicides were re-registered by the EPA without full consideration of the risks or consultation with wildlife agencies—the experts—as the Endangered Species Act requires.

US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and...

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.

Exposure to common herbicide potentially harms endangered species

“Finally the EPA has been forced to acknowledge atrazine’s far-reaching harms.”

EPA approves use of herbicides linked to cancer and crop cross...

Dicamba, the main ingredient in the three herbicides, is "highly volatile and can easily drift onto unprotected neighboring fields from fields of crops genetically engineered to withstand it."

Lawsuit accuses Monsanto of causing man’s cancer diagnosis

“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.

Putting ‘health of all species’ in danger, Trump EPA proposal guts...

“With Trump's EPA reversing even the most commonsense protections, our health, and the health of all species, is in serious danger.”

Jury finds Monsanto guilty in first Roundup cancer trial, plaintiff to...

A first of it's kind to go to trail, the case was brought against Monsanto by Johnson, 46, a former pest control manager for a California country school system, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Hundreds of cancer cases against Monsanto set to go to trial,...

Monsanto now faces numerous lawsuits by farmers, landscapers and consumers.

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Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.