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May 22, 2017 | Letter

H.R. 953 Opposition Letter

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters nationwide, we urge you to oppose H.R. 953 (“Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017”). A more apt title for this damaging legislation is the “Poison Our Waters Act” because it would eliminate Clean Water Act safeguards that protect our waterways and communities from excessive pesticide pollution.

May 3, 2017 | Blog Post

Chlorpyrifos Damaged My Son’s Brain for Life

The Trump administration may like questioning solid science, but those who have harvested crops in the fields are well aware that the pesticide chlorpyrifos is too toxic to be used on our fruits and vegetables.

April 28, 2017 | Legal Document

EPA’s Response To Petitioners’ Motion For Further Mandamus Relief

Opposition by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to motion filed by Earthjustice—representing Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council—asking the courts to order the EPA to act, based on the agency's own scientific conclusions, and permanently ban chlorpyrifos.

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