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November 16, 2018 | Article

A Just Way to Put Food on the Table

From banning toxic nerve agent pesticides to protecting our farmworkers, Earthjustice remains committed to remaking our food system into one that nourishes and sustains life for all of us.

August 15, 2018 | Legal Document

Comment letter to EPA in Opposition to Proposed Regulations on “Transparency” in Regulatory Science

Comment letter to Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler & Office of the Science Advisor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in opposition of the Proposed Rule, “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science,” 83 Fed. Reg. 18,768 because of its clear intent and impact to weaken, or prevent the necessary strengthening of, vital public health safeguards.

August 9, 2018 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Court Slams EPA Failure To Protect Children And Farmworkers From Toxic Pesticide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must ban a widely used organophosphate pesticide linked to brain damage in children, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. The appellate court ordered EPA to finalize its proposed ban on chlorpyrifos based on undisputed findings that the pesticide is unsafe for public health, and particularly harmful to children and farmworkers.

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