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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.

March 28, 2017 | Feature

What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos

For half a century, U.S. staple foods such as corn, wheat, apples and citrus have been sprayed with chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that can damage the developing brains of children, causing reduced IQ and attention deficit disorders.

October 25, 2016 | Blog Post

Why Lead Standards Matter

It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, and Earthjustice is partnering with community groups to fight for just and protective EPA standards for lead in the dust and paint in our homes.

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