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‘Groundbreaking’ Legal Action Demands EPA Finally Ban Glyphosate

‘Groundbreaking’ Legal Action Demands EPA Finally Ban Glyphosate “EPA lacks a legal human health assessment of glyphosate to support its current use,” said a lawyer for the Center for Food Safety. JULIA CONLEY Dec 13, 2023 Citing research from the U.S. government’s own National Institutes of Health, a coalition of environmental and farmworkers groups said […]

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EPA Sued Over Failure to Regulate Neonic-Coated Seeds Harmful to Bees and Songbirds

EPA Sued Over Failure to Regulate Neonic-Coated Seeds Harmful to Bees and Songbirds “For too long, EPA has allowed pesticide-coated seeds to jeopardize threatened and endangered species across the country,” said one advocate. COMMONDREAMS: JULIA CONLEY Jun 02, 2023 Two public health groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, demanding

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EPA Report on Neonics Proves US Has ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ on Its Hands

EPA Report on Neonics Proves US Has ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ on Its Hands (Common Dreams) Editor Note: These are pesticides used in Sonoma and Napa vineyards. The price paid for a glass of wine doesn’t reflect the real price we pay for environmental degradation. “There’s now no question that neonicotinoids play an outsized role in our

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IG Report Shows Top Trump Officials at EPA Hid Threats of Toxic Dicamba Herbicide

“Last year, a team of epidemiologists found that use of the weed-killer can increase the risk of developing numerous cancers.” IG Report Shows Top Trump Officials at EPA Hid Threats of Toxic Dicamba Herbicide “Now that the EPA’s highly politicized, anti-science approach to fast-tracking use of this harmful pesticide has been fully exposed, the agency should

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Your Health: Is the end near for chrysotile asbestos?

“Before TSCA was revised, the EPA spent more than a decade trying to ban existing uses of asbestos. The bar was too high, though, and despite mounds of evidence showing the dangers of the substance, the EPA was unable to justify banning it.” Trump’s team ignored EPA scientists in green-lighting new uses of asbestos Is

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Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds

Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds EcoWatch by Jordan Davidson Oct. 07, 2020 11:49AM ESTPOLITICS The Redwood City Salt Ponds on May 11, 2013. Kenneth Lu / Flickr A federal judge in a U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California vacated a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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