chlorpyrifos

200+ Groups Call on Senate to Reject ‘Pesticide Industry Loyalist’ Scott Hutchins as USDA’s Top Scientist

SWAMP WATCH “According to Jim Goodman, board president of the National Family Farm Coalition, one of the signatory groups, “In nominating Scott Hutchins to the position of Chief Scientist at USDA, the Trump Administration has, again, proven that they are more interested in promoting the agenda and profit of industrial agribusiness over scientific integrity, the …

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Supporting listing chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant and immediate suspension

Please sign organizational comment letter supporting listing chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant and immediate suspension Hello everyone, Please join Californians for Pesticide Reform by signing on to our comment letter supporting listing chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant and calling for an immediate suspension. Deadline for sign on: Tuesday November 6 Background: Chlorpyrifos is …

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War on women now war on children: Trump’s EPA makes ‘sneaky’ move to hamstring its children’s health office

SWAMP WATCH “Trump’s own EPA says his climate plan will worsen health of millions of kids, cost $50 billion. In 2017, for example, Pruitt rejected a ban on the organophospate pesticide chlorpyrifos, which paralyzes the nervous system of insects — and which has been linked directly to fetal brain damage. Indeed, one study found that “US children born …

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Pesticide Studies Won E.P.A.’s Trust, Until Trump’s Team Scorned ‘Secret Science’

SWAMP WATCH: NYT reader comments say it best Barry Fogel Lexington, MAAug. 24 The industry representatives and their families should all volunteer to be non-confidential test subjects in a definitive evaluation of the poisons they are so eager to foist on the public. They have no compunction about adding to the misery of agricultural workers and their families . Hey, …

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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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Letter to the editor: Pesticides Exposed

“Compounds that include chlorpyrifos and glyphosate are commonly used locally. We call upon our local ag community to put our community’s health and safety over profits for true sustainability.  “ Pesticides Exposed  Dear Editor: The guilty verdict in the Monsanto case is a heads up for Sonoma County where thirty-seven tons of glyphosate were used on …

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