chlorpyrifos

Appeals Court Tells EPA to Stop Sales of Harmful Pesticide

People over profits…..a win for the good guys. Appeals Court Tells EPA to Stop Sales of Harmful Pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months. Aug. 10, 2018, at 12:17 a.m. By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has …

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Hawaii Becomes First State To Ban Widely-Used Pesticide Found To Be Harmful To Kids

“Studies have shown a link between prenatal exposure to the chemical and developmental issues in children, like reduced IQ, attention disorders and working memory problems. Farm workers who have been exposed to high levels of chlorpyrifos have also been found to be at higher risk of lung cancer and immune disorders than those who have not worked …

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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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Chlorpyrifos Damaged My Son’s Brain for Life

In Sonoma County did you know:  How Gallo sprayed large amounts of the toxic chlorpyrifos (which the EPA recently tried to ban) at Two Rock? That five Sonoma vineyard management companies are among the very few remaining users in the state of the highly toxic fungicide Mancozeb, another nearly banned substance? That “certified sustainable” wineries …

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Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Refusal to Release Records on Pesticide Harms to Endangered Wildlife

With Sonoma County close to applying 3 million pounds of chemicals in the vineyards yearly and Napa with far less vineyards, 1.5 million pounds of chemicals in 2015 (2016 stats released in June) how can this industry call itself sustainable? Napa and Sonoma have abnormally high rates of childhood cancer. (www.kidsdata.org/cancer) From our friends at Center …

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