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Why California is Banning Chlorpyrifos, a Widely Used Pesticide: 5 Questions Answered

“In my view, we have consistent scientific evidence that chlorpyrifos threatens children’s neurological development. We know what this pesticide does to people, and it is time to move to safer alternatives.” Gina Solomon is a Principal Investigator at PHI, researching environmental health and chemical policy issues. Why California is Banning Chlorpyrifos, a Widely Used Pesticide: […]

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Trump administration is ‘relentless’ in keeping pesticide linked to brain damage in children on the market: scientists

Note: Dow is the largest manufacturer. “Scientists have spent years studying the harmful effects of chlorpyrifos on children and farmworkers, and the EPA was ready to ban its use in 2017,” Stillerman told Newsweek. “The Trump administration’s move to sideline science and reverse that decision as a gift to pesticide-maker Dow was shameful. States like

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GREAT NEWS!! California announces end to brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos!!

GREAT NEWS!! California announces end to brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos!! From Pesticide Reform: GREAT NEWS!!!  The Newsom administration announces end  to virtually all use of the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos in California!!!  In response to the state’s initiation of cancelation proceedings, chlorpyrifos manufacturers Dow and others arrived at a settlement agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Under the agreement

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Trump’s latest interior secretary nominee threw out report on pesticides that threaten 1,200 species

“The findings were set to become public at the end of 2017. But then … they didn’t. Instead, Donald Trump inserted industry lobbyist David Bernhardt as deputy secretary of the interior. Bernhardt blocked the release of the information, announced new rules narrowing the means by which Fish and Wildlife could evaluate the data, and sent the whole study back

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Dow knew decades ago that this chemical damaged kids’ brains.

Dow knew decades ago that this chemical damaged kids’ brains. Organic Consumers Association: NEW STUDY Dastardly Dow We’ve known for a while that Monsanto buried the truth about Roundup weedkiller, by ignoring concerns by its own scientists. Now it seems Dow Chemical Co. has been using the same playbook. Dow (renamed DowDuPont after its 2017

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245 Farming, Farmworker, Public Health, Labor, Food Safety, and Environmental Organizations Urge Senate to Reject Hutchins for USDA Science Chief

“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 protection of public health and the well-being of farmers, farm workers and rural communities,” said Jim Goodman, board president and

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