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On February 24, 2017, President Trump gave Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris a small present: the pen he used to sign an executive order on regulatory “reform.”
On March 29, Trump’s EPA gave Dow a much bigger present.
They are refusing to ban Dow’s toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. The pesticide attacks kids’ minds, giving them reduced IQ, memory loss and attention deficit disorders. It sickens workers, causing tremors and vomiting.
Earthjustice attorney Patti Goldman is in court fighting the decision.
Published on April 7, 2017.
“Our nation has some of the greatest environmental laws in the world — but they are only as good as their enforcement. Otherwise, they are just words on paper.”