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Federal Court Orders EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide

Federal Court Orders EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide

| Aug 26, 2018

A federal appeals court recently ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban the entire class of chlorpyrifos-containing pesticides in the United States. The decree, while still subject to further delays and appeals, marks a major victory for environmental and public health groups. This is not the first time these pesticides have been banned. As we […]

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Major Pesticide Ban Rejected by New EPA Head: Scott Pruitt

Major Pesticide Ban Rejected by New EPA Head: Scott Pruitt

| Jul 16, 2017

We’d all like to believe we live in a world that can be taken at face value—one in which the system works as it should, without corruption, backroom deals, and legal loopholes. Living and working in integrity seems like a simple enough prospect, and it seems obvious that our industrial undermining of our health and […]

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Avoid These Pesticide-Poisoned Foods

Avoid These Pesticide-Poisoned Foods

| Jun 6, 2017

Have you heard of the infamous Dirty Dozen? This catchy name refers to the types of conventional produce most likely to be contaminated with pesticides. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has published a corresponding list for a number of years, and their 2017 report is full of more frightening statistics than ever. If you ever […]

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