Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: pesticides

97% of Endangered Species Threatened by 3 Common Pesticides

The Center for Biological Diversity, as well as a number of farmworkers, child-safety and environmental advocacy groups, sent a letter to the EPA last month urging it to ban several organophosphate pesticides that are currently under review.

France Approves Plan To Completely Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides

France's National Assembly just voted to totally ban this bee-killing pesticide.

Maryland Passes a Bill to Save Its Bees

Maryland is poised to become the first state to ban a popular pesticide for consumer use.

USDA Shirking Obligation to Give Consumers Clarity Over Herbicide Residues on...

The Environmental Protection Agency, which sets the tolerance levels allowed for glyphosate and other pesticides has said glyphosate is safe at certain defined tolerance levels, and has actually raised those tolerance levels in recent years.

How America’s Embrace of GMOs and Pesticides Could Trigger “Downfall” of...

TTIP trade agreement will be boon to Big Ag, study finds.

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