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August 11, 2021 | In the News: The American Prospect

New York Dairy Farms Skirt Clean Water Act Requirements

Alexis Andiman, Attorney, Sustainable Food & Farming Program: “The problem is the way it functions. In practice, you end up with situations where very few CAFOs — or zero, in this case — are willing to admit that they discharge. Everyone funnels into a less protective state program that really isn’t designed to regulate discharging facilities.”

August 3, 2021 | Report

Poisoned Foods, Poisoned Brains: Mapping dangerous pesticides in the foods we eat

Earthjustice released a new report focusing on the wide-spread use of chlorpyrifos in the United States and how the country is exposed to this pesticide through drinking water, food, and air. This report documents the location and amount of chlorpyrifos usage in the United States, as well as the dangerous health effects associated with exposure.

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