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The EPA is Banning Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Widely Used on Food Crops, after 14 Years of Pressure from Environmental and Labor Groups

Written by on August 27, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The EPA is Banning Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Widely Used on Food Crops, after 14 Years of Pressure from Environmental and Labor Groups

On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will end the use of chlorpyrifos – a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental problems and impaired brain function in children – on all food products nationwide. #Chlorpyrifos #pesticidepollution

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US Court Orders EPA To Ban Toxic Pesticide Developed By Nazi Germany

Written by on May 7, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 2 Comments
US Court Orders EPA To Ban Toxic Pesticide Developed By Nazi Germany

The United States Court Of Appeals ordered the EPA to remove the dangerous pesticide and neurotoxin Chlorpyrifos from all food-related uses.

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