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Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals

The Latest On: Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals

September 10, 2015 | Feature

The Perfect Crime: What’s Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

December 5, 2014 | Feature

Pesticide Exposure in Muck Fields & Ferneries in Florida

No one else in this country faces a more poisonous, unregulated workplace than the agricultural worker. These stories of agricultural workers in Florida demonstrate the need for stronger protections.

June 24, 2020 | In the News: The Guardian

U.S. Moves To Exempt Companies From Reporting Harmful Chemical Releases

Eve Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program: “It’s pretty clear that Congress set a 100 pound threshold because they’re concerned about very small amounts of these chemicals being released without people knowing about it. We know that PFAS at 1 teaspoon in an Olympic size swimming pool can have health effects.”

June 4, 2020 | Feature

Lawyering in the Time of COVID

Along with millions across the world, Earthjustice’s lawyers, scientists, policy experts, and more, are changing the way we work and live in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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