Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: pesticide

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be...

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

5 biggest pesticide companies are making billions from ‘highly hazardous’ chemicals,...

The researchers found that the sale of these highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs), disproportionately occurred in poorer nations, which often have fewer regulations than industrialized nations.

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

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

California bans controversial pesticide

Beginning at the start of 2020, California will ban the sale of a popular agricultural pesticide, chlorpyrifos, that has been linked to...

Glyphosate exposure increases cancer risk up to 41 percent, study finds

"Our analysis focused on providing the best possible answer to the question of whether or not glyphosate is carcinogenic. As a result of this research, I am even more convinced that it is."

Hawaii bans toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, protects public health

The bill, SB3095, completely bans the use of chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant damage to brain development in children.

Germany to put ‘massive restrictions’ on Monsanto weedkiller

"I am planning a regulatory draft as a first building block in the strategy to minimize use of glyphosate."

Judge to decide if Monsanto Roundup cancer lawsuits move forward at...

During the week-long hearing – dubbed "Science Week" – epidemiologists, oncologists, toxicologists and other scientists representing both sides will offer testimony about glyphosate.

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.