EPA

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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“Poison Papers” Snapshot: Transcript Illustrates EPA Collusion with Chemical Industry

  2.2 million pounds of chemicals used in Sonoma County yearly…….childhood cancer rates tied for 3rd in state, Napa first. It’s time for plan B. No more excuses to poison for profit. 100,000 Pages of Chemical Industry Secrets Gathered Dust in an Oregon Barn for Decades — Until Now https://theintercept.com/2017/07/26/chemical-industry-herbicide-poison-papers/   For decades, some of …

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California EPA Becomes First U.S. Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer

https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2017/06/27/california-epa-becomes-first-us-agency-declare-roundup-causes-cancer California EPA Becomes First U.S. Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer SACRAMENTO, CA – The state of California announced today that as of July 7 it will list glyphosate, the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup and the most common pesticide in the world, as a known human carcinogen under the state’s Proposition …

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More communities’ say no to destructive corporations and yes to health and environment

If you haven’t seen the Rollingstone last week…..another community taking back their government from special interests. Thank you CELDF. “……But Nicholson also offered insight into Grant Township’s experience with the EPA. “The regulatory system is cooked,” he told Wanchisn. “Its DNA does not allow communities to actually say no to things and protect their environment. Communities …

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