As of Thursday morning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has 60 days to finalize its ban of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos.
Monsanto ordered to pay nearly $300 million for health damages
Fernando Bejarano González Director de la Red de Acción sobre Plaguicidas y alternativas en México (RAPAM) A.C. www.rapam.org
Lafarge Cement Plant in Vito, Atotonilco de Tula, México
IPEN Participating Organization and Latin America Regional Hub, Red de Acción sobre Plaguicidas y Alternativas en México (RAPAM), sent a letter to United Nations Development Programme and Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), the Mexican environmental authorities, to stop the use of obsolete POPs pesticides as an alternative fuel in cement kilns as a technology selected in a Glob
The cotton fields of sub-Saharan Africa hold a deadly secret—thousands of tons of obsolete pesticides are buried out of sight but slowly taking a toxic toll on the region’s people and environment.
The near-fatal poisoning of a NSW Central Coast man with severe autism who drank a cocktail of highly toxic herbicides left in an unmarked drink bottle has sparked fresh calls for a nationwide ban on Paraquat.