pesticide drift

Center for Food Safety back in court fighting EPA for rushed approval of another highly dangerous herbicide

SWAMP WATCH Center for Food Safety (CFS) was in federal court again this week, this time seeking the reversal of Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) approval of Monsanto’s toxic herbicide, “XtendiMax,” a reformulation of the highly drift-prone and potent herbicide, dicamba, to be used with Monsanto’s new GMO crops. Dicamba is notorious for

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New Dicamba Drift Damage Estimated on More Than 1 Million Acres

  “The only reason farmers are turning to dicamba is to kill the glyphosate-resistant superweeds sprouting across millions of acres. Dumping more and more pesticides on crops just keeps farmers on the pesticide treadmill. Meanwhile neighboring farms and wildlife pay the cost. ”New Dicamba Drift Damage Estimated on More Than 1 Million Acres.” New Dicamba

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Vineyards and Chemicals Connected to high cancer rates in France

Once again corporate profits trump public health. In Sonoma County, several groups have tried to get this legislation made into adopted regulations. One example is the Paul Hobb’s expansion next to 5 schools in the Sebastopol area. He is a chemically intensive grape grower according to County pesticide reports and got away signing a MOU

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