Monday, October 25, 2021

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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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”