toxic chemicals

STOP USING PESTICIDES: EPA Inaction Blamed as US Bees Suffer Second Highest Colony Losses on Record

Pesticides threatening the food supply. “It will take meaningful policy protection and rapid market change to reverse these unsustainable declines in honey bees and to protect the future of our food supply,” he added.” EPA Inaction Blamed as US Bees Suffer Second Highest Colony Losses on Record Bees are an integral part of California’s nearly […]

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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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The US Still Uses Dozens of Hazardous Pesticides Banned in Other Countries

“For instance, phor­ate, the most used “extreme­ly haz­ardous” insec­ti­cide in the U.S. in 2017, is banned in 38 coun­tries, includ­ing Chi­na, Brazil and India. None of the “extreme­ly haz­ardous” pes­ti­cides can be used in the 27 nations of the Euro­pean Union.“ The US Still Uses Dozens of Hazardous Pesticides Banned in Other Countries By Pramod

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Listen to experts and tackle the toxic chemical crisis contributing to chronic disease

“Similar to those who cautioned us about a disease like COVID-19, leading public health experts, scientists, and doctors today warn us that exposure to toxic chemicals is contributing to rates of chronic illnesses. Many of these chemicals are found in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the products in our homes. And

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EPA won’t regulate rocket fuel chemical tied to developmental damage: NYT

Living in a corporatocracy: protection of profits more important than children’s lives. “EPA’s cynical decision to defy a court order and the law, and to ignore the science that, as the American Academy of Pediatrics has said, dictates a strong perchlorate standard to protect vulnerable kids, is a deeply disturbing violation of the agency’s mission,”

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Glyphosate and other pesticides linked with increased risk of childhood leukemia

Note: currently SB 1398 in in the California legislature that would require posting of synthetic pesticides within a 1/4 mile of schools 3 days prior. In addition the bill would require reports showing what impacted schools and the pesticides used. Let your representative know we want this. “The researchers found that use of any carcinogenic

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