“Let’s acknowledge: This is not an easy issue; it‘s not a simple one.”
“Shell and Dow put greed for profits ahead of the health of the people who bought and used their products.”
“The overuse of pesticides has crippled agricultural ecosystems by helping to spur pest infestations.”
"We can't spray our way out of this problem. We need to get off the pesticide treadmill."
In granting its decision the court recognized potential harm to farmers and environment from the widespread planting of GE crops
The Center for Biological Diversity said the new EPA decision will open the door for dicamba use to jump from less than 1 million pounds to more than 25 million annually.
Researchers estimate the United States economy takes a $340 billion hit annually as endocrine-disrupting compounds lower IQs, increase behavior problems and exacerbate health woes like obesity and diabetes.
An aerial pesticide being sprayed throughout South Carolina county to help prevent Zika has resulted in the tragic death of millions of honeybees.