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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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