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TAKE ACTION: Speak Out to Stop Dangerous Cuts to EPA (United Farm Workers)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, politics, republicans, #notmypresident, donald trump, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, slash funding, chemical, pesticides, Office of Environmental Justice, quality water testing, elimination grant programs, low-income, minority communt )

RosemaryR
- 276 days ago - action.ufw.org
Details are emerging about Donald Trump's plan to slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency âEUR" and the consequences are serious. It appears corporate interests are the only winners. The latest reports President Donald Trump's planned cuts
Avaaz Petition: US - Save the Bees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, EPA, bees, pesticides, bee-killing, toxins, US Government study, ban, toxic, pollination, petition, AVAAZ )

Evelyn
- 685 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The US is considering action after releasing a study showing that one of the most common neonics is "very highly toxic to adult honey bees." But without pressure the government may only limit the use of these toxins -even though low doses are shown
Workers Sickened By Pesticides! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government, environment, safety, society, rights, politics, interesting, law, news, crime, culture, risks, business, americans, corporate, dishonesty )

Robert
- 1023 days ago - action.ufw.org
They noticed a bad smell, began to feel sick & later found that this field was sprayed with toxic pesticides. It frightens me that no one even told them to keep out of the orchard like the law says.
Beekeepers Demand Farm Bill Pesticide Protection
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm bill, bees, pesticides, politics, environment, sustainability )

Marty
- 1509 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Center for Food Safety and 57 allies demand inclusion of a pollinator protection provision in the upcoming farm bill.
Brain-Tweaking Chemical Caused Gulf War Syndrome, Says Study
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: support the troops, pesticides, poison pills )


- 3563 days ago - blog.wired.com
The controversial disorder known as Gulf War illness may have been caused by chemicals used in pesticides and anti-nerve gas pills...soldiers suffering from GWI had been exposed to AChEIs; the more they'd ingested...the worse their symptoms were likely to
Take Action: The EPA Wants Your Opinion on Endosulfan: Tell Them to Ban This Toxic Pesticide.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farmworkers, pesticides, EPA )


- 3597 days ago - ufwaction.org
Endosulfan is acutely toxic and easily absorbed by the human body. Low levels of exposure in the womb have been linked to autism, male reproductive harm and other birth defects. The lethal chemical has been linked to dozens of accidental deaths.
   

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