childhood health

EPA won’t regulate rocket fuel chemical tied to developmental damage: NYT

Living in a corporatocracy: protection of profits more important than children’s lives. “EPA’s cynical decision to defy a court order and the law, and to ignore the science that, as the American Academy of Pediatrics has said, dictates a strong perchlorate standard to protect vulnerable kids, is a deeply disturbing violation of the agency’s mission,” […]

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California Non Profits: Requesting sign on by Aug 27: letter to Governor on brain harming pesticide chlorpyrifos

From our amazing and hard working friends at Pesticide Action Network….Wine & Water Watch signed will your organization? Requesting sign on by Aug 27: letter to Governor on brain harming pesticide chlorpyrifos I’m writing to request that Wine and Water Watch consider signing onto the attached ORGANIZATIONAL letter calling on the Governor and the California Department

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Is Your Produce Sprayed With This Toxic Pesticide?

Mother Jones reports: Is Your Produce Sprayed With This Toxic Pesticide? How about your wine? Gallo sprayed large amounts of chlorpyrifos around Two Rock, Sonoma County, five Sonoma management companies are among the few remaining users in the state to use highly toxic fungicide Manzcozeb. That “certified sustainable” wineries have not stopped using the worst chemicals

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