The profit in pesticides appears to be more important than the cost to our children

According to recently filed lobbying records, the Dow Chemical Company, Dow AgroSciences’ parent company, contributed $1 million to Mr. Trump’s inaugural committee. The president began his first weekday in office announcing cuts in regulations at a meeting attended by Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical’s chief executive, whom Mr. Trump appointed to head an advisory committee on manufacturing.

A million dollars is a small price to pay in order to protect its sales of some 6 million pounds of the chemical, which is used on more than 50 crops each year. The company won its delaying battle before Pruitt hired Nancy Beck. Before joining the EPA, Nancy Beck was the chief lobbyist for the American Chemistry Council. “

The profit in pesticides appears to be more important than the cost to our children

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