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Friday, July 19, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it would not ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used for killing insects, citing a lack of scientific evidence and drawing ire from environmental groups that say it could cause harm to the children of women who are exposed to the pesticide when pregnant. In a 2016 memorandum, the EPA itself stated, "there is evidence of delays in mental development in infants (24-36 months), attention problems and autism spectrum disorder in early childhood, and intelligence decrements in school age children who were exposed to OPs during gestation." OP's refer to organophosphates, a class of chemicals that includes chlorpyrifos. "By allowing chlorpyrifos to stay in our fruits and vegetables, Trump's EPA is breaking the law and neglecting the overwhelming scientific evidence that this pesticide harms children's brains," said Patti Goldman

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By allowing chlorpyrifos to stay in our fruits and vegetables, Trump's EPA is breaking the law and neglecting the overwhelming scientific evidence that this pesticide harms children's brains

This is how the bloated------------ is going to increase the number of deplorables.

#1 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2019-07-19 04:10 PM | Reply

This should be where Zed rushes in to defend the farmers using it.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-07-19 04:25 PM | Reply

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