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Say No to GMO Frankenfries ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo potatoes, FDA, health, warning, risks, food, EPA )

Nancy
- 21 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
- 145 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 )

OfflineMo
- 172 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
- 185 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 )

OfflineMo
- 338 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
- 373 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 )

LucyAway
- 484 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
Tell EPA: Make Radiation Standards More Protective ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: radioactivity, disease, health, nuclear power, EPA )

Nancy
- 557 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Nuclear power operations that release radioactivity have been given an enormous "free pass" to expose communities (and the biosphere) to levels of radiation that are too high.
Protect Workers and Children From Pesticides ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, labor, neurotoxic pesticides, pesticides, harvesters, EPA )

Nancy
- 591 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food are about to get new protections against pesticides. By taking action now, you can help ensure that these protections are strong enough to do the job.
Please Sign: Demand EPA Set Stricter Limits on Use of Roundup Herbicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: Roundup, glyphosate, breast milk, CYP 450 enzymes, EPA, Moms Across America, endocrine disrupters, toxic chemicals, herbicides, Monsanto, crop spraying, GMOs, genetically engineered roundup ready cro, environment, human health, plants, cancer )

Susan
- 622 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A group of mothers recently blitzed EPA with concerns about Roundup residue found in breast milk. Despite these and other serious health concerns, the US Dept of Ag doesn't routinely test foods for Roundup residue as it does for other toxic chemicals.
Tell Major Retailers to Care About Kids! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, ePA, d-Con, toxins, family, wildlife, health, children )

Nancy
- 745 days ago - action.beyondpesticides.org
Using legal tactics to delay EPA's ban, Reckitt Benckiser LLC, the manufacturer of d-CON products, continues to sell 12 of its toxic products to retailers across the nation, despite findings that they present unreasonable risks to children, pets, and...
Don't Let the EPA Allow More Chemicals on Your Veggies! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, EPA, corruption )

Nancy
- 954 days ago - act.foodandwaterwatch.org
The EPA is considering raising the tolerance level of glyphosate, more commonly known as Roundup, on our food. That means that you and I will be exposed to up to 20 times the amount of pesticides as are currently allowed on our vegetables.
Senate Energy Comm. Radwaste Discussion Draft Is Unacceptable. Start Over! ACTION LINK
Health & Wellness  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, EPA, health, containment vents, wastescience )

Nancy
- 997 days ago - care2.com
Add your voice now. Tell the Committee that "interim" storage and related massive radioactive waste transport is unacceptable. Stop a Mobile Chernobyl. No Fukushima Freeways.
Tell the EPA: Strengthen Radiation Protection Standards; Drop Current PAGs ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, EPA, health, containment vents, wastescience )

Nancy
- 998 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
High "acceptable" contamination and exposures for dirty bomb scenarios are being morphed into regular allowable levels with the nation's drinking water protection first on the chopping block.
Tell the USDA and EPA: No Labels = No 2,4-D Corn! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition, food, gmo corn, family, EPA, USDA, cancer, deformities, Parkinson's )

Nancy
- 1266 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
If the USDA and EPA approve this new corn, we won't be able to decide what's best to feed our families, since genetically engineered foods aren't labeled.
 

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