Pesticide Action Network

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A red-legged frog sits in a backyard pond in Washington state. The herbicide atrazine, common in the U.S. but banned many other places, is linked to hermaphroditic amphibians as well as various harmful health effects in humans. (Photo: Dan Dzurisin/flickr/cc)
"We're not going to just stand by and watch another generation get poisoned by one of the most dangerous pesticides still in use."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Brad Rose looks at rows of soybean plants that show signs of having been affected by dicamba use on August 9, 2017. He doesn't use it on his crops and he's assured by neighbors within a mile and a half that they haven't used it either. According to him, that means that the chemical had to travel about two miles to reach his crops. (Photo: The Washington Post)
One critic charged that the agency "has shown such callous indifference to the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Trump's EPA proposed Thursday increasing the allowable levels of atrazine in waterways.
"The pro-industry zealots now running the EPA's pesticide office are making a...

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