The Latest by Matthew Gerhart

Sr. Associate Attorney

Matt was part of Earthjustice's Northwest regional office. He has led youth conservation crews in the Klamath National Forest, one of the places he helped protect as an attorney at Earthjustice.

October 10, 2011

Earthjustice Calls on EPA to Ban Chlorpyrifos

You’ve probably never heard of the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos. But, according to CDC data, you probably have chlorpyrifos in your body—because you probably have been regularly exposed to it since you were developing in the womb. Chlorpyrifos is part of a class of pesticides, the organophosphates, that are most frequently reported as the cause of …