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Center for Food Safety: Don’t Let a Pesticide Executive Distribute USDA’s Research Budget

Don’t Let a Pesticide Executive Distribute USDA’s Research Budget SHARE THIS ALERT    facebook     twitter Dear Janus, The Trump administration is trying to sneak a Dow Chemical executive in as chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). While the world was focusing on Trump’s press conference with Putin, the administration quietly …

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Environmentalists and Farmers Seek Court Decision Halting Use of Dow’s ‘Agent Orange’ Pesticide

“More than half a million people submitted comments to EPA urging the agency to reject Dow’s plan to sell Enlist Duo. U.S. National Cancer Institute scientists highlighted 2,4-D specifically as associated with a two- to eight-fold increases in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization classified 2,4-D as …

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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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