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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.

March 11, 2020 | In the News: Bloomberg Environment

Honeywell, Chemours Among PFAS Makers on EPA Chemicals List

Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz, Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: “The complete list of PFAS in commerce will enable impacted communities to demand more information about where these chemicals are produced, how they are released, and what effects they are having on human health and the environment.”

February 20, 2020 | Explainer

Breaking Down Toxic PFAS

What PFAS are, why they’re harmful, and what we can do to protect ourselves from them.

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