Pesticides generally are a problem for salmon for several reasons and can have a variety of impacts depending on the chemical involved.
“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.”
"Policy interventions to reduce pesticide exposure in individuals residing near agricultural fields should be considered to protect the health of children."
"This is important because the wider scientific literature has found that pesticide pollution can have adverse impacts on human health and the environment."
"It is time for the Biden administration to demonstrate its commitment to science, children, and farmworkers and finish the job."
"Once again, the EPA has failed to protect the American people from harmful pollution by absurdly designating PFAS as ‘inert’ and allowing corporations to withhold crucial information about it."
“The current food system is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions; it’s also fully dependent on oil both for transport and because pesticides and fertilizers are petrochemically-derived.”
"This alarming assessment leaves no doubt that this hideously dangerous pesticide should be banned in the U.S., just as it is across much of the world."
Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.
“The federal pesticide policy is in urgent need of reform.”