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Stop Pruitt From Censoring Crucial Science at the EPA ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, protection, science, EPA )

Cher
- 17 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt wants to grant himself the power to censor crucial scientific research at the EPA. If Pruitt gets his way, he will be the sole decider of what research is and isn't considered when the EPA is supposed to set lifesaving
Ask Your Senator to Take EPA to Task ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, workers, protection, chemicals, EPA )

Cher
- 113 days ago - panna.org
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) was recently updated to better protect young farmworkers from exposure to chemicals known to harm growing minds and bodies.
EPA to Allow Minors to Be Exposed to Highly Toxic Pesticides - NationofChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, pesticides, protection, government, EPA )

Nita
- 152 days ago - nationofchange.org
The EPA has filed notices with the federal register to either tweak or get rid of two rules that prevent exposure to toxic chemicals to workers under the age of 18.
Petition - Stop The Trump EPA's Toxic Assault On Our Families' Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: epa, chlorpyrifos, nerve system injury, toxic chemicals, Health issues, children's health, Food Safety, developmental delay, prevention of further pollution, prevention of deseases, ban of harmful chemicals, stronger protection laws, risks )


- 155 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Chlorpyrifos (klor-PEER-a-foss), a widely-used nerve gas pesticide, is linked to reduced IQ, developmental delay, and increased risk of learning disabilities. The highly toxic chemical puts communities at risk when it drifts off farmland and into our air
Petition - Add Your Name to Demand the EPA Stop Dow Chemical From Poisoning Our Children!
Health & Wellness  (tags: epa, Dow Chemicals, chlorpyrifos, harmful effects, poisoning, health risks, ban of harmful chemicals, safety, prevention of further pollution, responsibility, stronger protection laws )


- 245 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Public health advocates and the EPA have been pushing to ban the use of the harmful pesticide chlorpyrifos for years. But even with substantial evidence that chlorpyrifos can interfere with children's brain development and expose farmworkers to...
Lead Discovery Forces Water Ban in Newark Public Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., New Jersey, Flint Water, EPA, Water, Public Health, Children )

Judy
- 828 days ago - commondreams.org
Elevated levels of lead were found at 30 public schools in New Jersey's largest district, but school officials tell parents they 'should have no concerns'.
How DuPont Concealed the Dangers of the New Teflon Toxin
Health & Wellness  (tags: DuPont, Teflon, new Teflon toxin, health threats, environment, EPA, Cape Fear River, C-8, PFOA )

Judy
- 833 days ago - theintercept.com
Chemical companies are using a trade secrets loophole to withhold the health effects of new products, preventing scientists from identifying emerging environmental threats.
Landfill Fire Moves Closer To Tons of Buried Atomic Waste
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bridgeton, landfill fire, Missouri, radioactive waste, illegal dump, Manhattan Project, rising cancer, radioactive release, EPA, Republic, Dawn Chapman )

Sheryl
- 839 days ago - whowhatwhy.org
The fire burning underneath a dump is causing health problems while politicians and the landfill owners fight over what if anything to do about it. Tons of radioactive waste was illegally dumped there nearly five decades ago from the Manhattan Project.
Say No to GMO Frankenfries ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo potatoes, FDA, health, warning, risks, food, EPA )

Nancy
- 881 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The FDAâEUR(TM)s decision means that the Idaho company responsible for the new GMO potato, J.R. Simplot, will be able to bring the product to market next year, assuming it gets final approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Day of Reckoning for DuPont Over Teflon Chemical
Health & Wellness  (tags: DuPont, toxics, coverup, Teflon, PFOA, C-8, trial, carcinogen, pollution, drinking water, cattle deaths, EPA, W Virginia, Ohio )

Judy
- 1004 days ago - ewg.org
More than 15 years after an attorney investigating mysterious cattle deaths in Parkersburg, W. Va., discovered that DuPont had polluted the area's drinking water with a carcinogenic chemical used to make Teflon, the company is finally facing trial.
Navajo Nation Seizes EPA Tanks After Spill Claims Water Is Unsafe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Navajo, oily water, EPA, President Russell Begaye, toxic spill, river, cattle, farmers, crops )

Sheryl
- 1031 days ago - koat.com
Navajo farmers and cattle ranchers use river for crops and livestock. The Navajo Nation has yet 2 lift water restrictions on the river after toxic spill so EPA has been delivering water 2 communities and storing them in large tanks. Water in tanks is oily
1M Gallons of Waste in Animas River Threatens New Mexico Water Supply ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, 'accidental spill', environment, water supply, health, warning, humans, government, family, safety, risks )

Carrie
- 1044 days ago - krqe.com
A mine waste spill inadvertently caused by environmental cleanup work spewed about a million gallons of orange-colored discharge into a tributary of the Animas River on Wednesday.
Tell The EPA: Protect Our Families From Toxic Pesticides! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxins, chlorpyrifos, ban, EPA, exposure to environmental toxins )

Sheryl
- 1197 days ago - action.foe.org
The EPA is ignoring science and allowing our kids to be exposed to toxic pesticides. Chlorpyrifos was banned for household uses more than ten years ago. But it continues to be used on farms across the country.
EPA Approves Continued Heavy Spraying of Neurotoxic Pesticide That Causes Brain Damage in Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: epa, risks, healthconditions, humans, humans, warning )

Earths
- 1232 days ago - endtimeheadlines.org
The EPA's report, released on December 31, updates the June 2011 preliminary human health risk assessment based on new information. The report acknowledges that chlorpyrifos poses a notable threat particularly "to workers who mix, load and apply chlorpyri
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 1344 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
 

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