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regram #freedom_faction The Trump administration’s #environmentalprotectionagency (#EPA) head, Scott Pruitt, sparked outrage in March when he rejected his agency’s proposed ban on a pesticide shown to harm children’s brains.  New reporting by the Associated Press Wednesday prompts further question about his decisions to ignore the EPA’s own science and then greenlight the #dowchemicalmanufactured pesticide, chlorpyrifos, as the company had requested.  Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), a frequent Trump critic, weighed in on the new reporting, tweeting: “I heard this pesticide helps growth in the swamp.” Records obtained by AP show that Pruitt had a 30-minute meeting with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris on March 9. That’s just three weeks before he denied a petition from two environmental groups, initiated a decade ago, calling for a total ban on the harmful pesticide—a decision, wrote Kristin Schafer, program and policy director at Pesticide Action Network, that “clearly and publicly puts the interests of a chemical corporation above both scientific evidence and children’s health.” AP‘s Michael Biesecker writes that the meeting took place in Houston at a hotel where Pruitt and Liveris were speakers at an energy industry conference. According to EPA spokeswoman Liz Bowman, the men were only “briefly introduced” and “did not discuss chlorpyrifos.” Biesecker continues:  EPA released a copy of Pruitt’s March meeting schedule earlier this month following several Freedom of Information Act requests. Though his schedule for the intervening months has not yet been released, Bowman said Pruitt has had no other meetings with the Dow CEO. There was a larger group meeting that Pruitt attended which also included two other Dow executives, but she said that didn’t involve #chlorpyrifos.  Liveris’s coziness to the administration was on display in February when he stood beside Trump and was given the president’s pen after he signed an executive order aimed
regram @freedom_faction The Trump administration’s #environmentalprotectionagency (#EPA) head, Scott Pruitt, sparked outrage in March when he rejected his agency’s proposed ban on a pesticide shown to harm children’s brains.  New reporting by the Associated Press Wednesday prompts further question about his decisions to ignore the EPA’s own science and then greenlight the #dowchemicalmanufactured pesticide, chlorpyrifos, as the company had requested.  Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), a frequent Trump critic, weighed in on the new reporting, tweeting: “I heard this pesticide helps growth in the swamp.” Records obtained by AP show that Pruitt had a 30-minute meeting with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris on March 9. That’s just three weeks before he denied a petition from two environmental groups, initiated a decade ago, calling for a total ban on the harmful pesticide—a decision, wrote Kristin Schafer, program and policy director at Pesticide Action Network, that “clearly and publicly puts the interests of a chemical corporation above both scientific evidence and children’s health.” AP‘s Michael Biesecker writes that the meeting took place in Houston at a hotel where Pruitt and Liveris were speakers at an energy industry conference. According to EPA spokeswoman Liz Bowman, the men were only “briefly introduced” and “did not discuss chlorpyrifos.” Biesecker continues:  EPA released a copy of Pruitt’s March meeting schedule earlier this month following several Freedom of Information Act requests. Though his schedule for the intervening months has not yet been released, Bowman said Pruitt has had no other meetings with the Dow CEO. There was a larger group meeting that Pruitt attended which also included two other Dow executives, but she said that didn’t involve #chlorpyrifos.  Liveris’s coziness to the administration was on display in February when he stood beside Trump and was given the president’s pen after he signed an executive order aimed
☠️ ☠️ ☠️PURE EVIL ☠️ ☠️ ☠️ ☝🏻Read link in bio  The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children’s brains, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. -- #chlorpyrifos has only been banned in EU since 2016. So think about all the fruits & veg we've eaten that have been sprayed with this and many other chemicals 💔 causing us all unknown effects on our health, the health of our children and the effects on our unborn children. There is a reason for the increased number of miscarriages. What we are putting into our bodies, thinking it's health - is far from health. Thinking about all those healthy green juices - what have all those greens been sprayed with ☠️ it's just so overwhelming
Well this is alarming! 😭 There's a particular pesticide out there called chlorpyrifos. Several peer-reviewed studies have shown that even very small amounts of it can harm development of children's brains.  Dow chemical donated $1 million to Trump's inaugural festivities, and urged him to axe the previous admin's EPA ruling that it is therefore unsafe for use on food.  Well, Scott Pruitt did indeed lift the ban. The man whose *SOLE DUTY* is to protect the ENVIRONMENT (he is not head of the "Corporate Profitability Agency") lifted the ban on a pesticide that harms children's brains.  The American Academy of Pediatrics sent Pruitt a letter stating: “There is a wealth of science demonstrating the detrimental effects of chlorpyrifos exposure to developing fetuses, infants, children, and pregnant women,” the academy said in a letter to Pruitt. “The risk to infant and children’s health and development is unambiguous.” Now it turns out that Pruitt met privately with the CEO of Dow Chemical just prior to lifting the ban.  This infuriates me!! Educate yourself people because our Government is putting small struggling companies like Dow Chemical (48 billion in sales, 4 billion in profit last year) above the health of your children.  I included the EWG Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen here too for y'all to make smarter choices when choosing between conventional and organic. Organic is always best naturally, but this will help guide you with what has the highest concentration of harmful pesticides.  #buyorganic #knowwhatsinyourfood #vegetablesdonotmeanhealthy #educateyourself #dirtydozen #ewg
The Trump administration’s #environmentalprotectionagency (#EPA) head, Scott Pruitt, sparked outrage in March when he rejected his agency’s proposed ban on a pesticide shown to harm children’s brains.  New reporting by the Associated Press Wednesday prompts further question about his decisions to ignore the EPA’s own science and then greenlight the #dowchemicalmanufactured pesticide, chlorpyrifos, as the company had requested.  Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), a frequent Trump critic, weighed in on the new reporting, tweeting: “I heard this pesticide helps growth in the swamp.” Records obtained by AP show that Pruitt had a 30-minute meeting with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris on March 9. That’s just three weeks before he denied a petition from two environmental groups, initiated a decade ago, calling for a total ban on the harmful pesticide—a decision, wrote Kristin Schafer, program and policy director at Pesticide Action Network, that “clearly and publicly puts the interests of a chemical corporation above both scientific evidence and children’s health.” AP‘s Michael Biesecker writes that the meeting took place in Houston at a hotel where Pruitt and Liveris were speakers at an energy industry conference. According to EPA spokeswoman Liz Bowman, the men were only “briefly introduced” and “did not discuss chlorpyrifos.” Biesecker continues:  EPA released a copy of Pruitt’s March meeting schedule earlier this month following several Freedom of Information Act requests. Though his schedule for the intervening months has not yet been released, Bowman said Pruitt has had no other meetings with the Dow CEO. There was a larger group meeting that Pruitt attended which also included two other Dow executives, but she said that didn’t involve #chlorpyrifos.  Liveris’s coziness to the administration was on display in February when he stood beside Trump and was given the president’s pen after he signed an executive order aimed at slashing regulations,
#chlorpyrifos #dow ... another reason to grow your own food or stay organic as much as possible #weedith
#chlorpyrifos is a dangerously toxic pesticide taken off the market after #epa scientists found its effects on humans. 👉🏽 @epagov Secretary ignored science and put it back on the table. 🚫 #farmtotable #oftheearth
😡 #chlorpyrifos  How does this happen!?!
The #epa has been doing this for years and it will only get worse under the current administration, with funding cuts & industry leaders picked for #environmental posts. #repost @organicconsumers (@get_repost) ・・・ Scientists have proved time and time again that chlorpyrifos is dangerous to human health. So why is it still being used? Link in bio #health #chlorpyrifos #pesticides #childdevelopment #epa ⠀⠀⠀
Scientists have proved time and time again that chlorpyrifos is dangerous to human health. So why is it still being used? Link in bio #health #chlorpyrifos #pesticides #childdevelopment #epa ⠀⠀⠀
#mondaymotivation Attorneys General of 7 progressive states have filed a suit against the #trump admin and the @epagov for allowing toxic pesticides back in the market and onto our tables. Check Instastories to find out which states are fighting to protect your food! 😷🍎🍋🥒🍅 #chlorpyrifos #oftheearth
Corrupt EPA Director #scottpruitt Puts America's Children At Risk: Pruitt signed an order denying the agency's own proposal to ban chlorpyrifos. This dangerous #organophosphate insecticide known to be harmful to human health at levels found on food is used on alfalfa, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, tomatoes, and strawberries, among other crops. “By reversing the previous Administration’s steps to ban one of the most widely used pesticides in the world, we are returning to using sound science in decision-making – rather than predetermined results," said Pruitt. Obviously, Pruitt's "sound science" is alternative science from some alternative reality. Major studies from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the UC-Davis, and Columbia University have found strong evidence that low doses of #chlorpyrifos inhibits kids' brain development, including when exposure occurs in the womb, with effects ranging from lower IQ to higher rates of autism. Dow #agrosciences makes this insecticide. Looks like Dow's $1 million payment to Trump's inaugural committee bought it hundreds of millions in profits from continuing death and destruction. Disgusting. Ban Chlorpyrifos!  READ: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/03/trump-epa-brain-damaging-pesticide  #alternativescience #insecticide #toxic #strawberries #tomatoes #nuts #scottpruitt #epa #banchlorpyrifos #gmofreecanada #gmofreeusa #marchagainstmonsanto #skipthepesticides #alternativefacts
Nothing surprising on the list of states: New York, California, Washington, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, and Vermont. (#Pesticide: #chlorpyrifos)
New EPA Director Scott Pruitt Puts America's Children At Risk: Pruitt signed an order denying the agency's own proposal to ban chlorpyrifos. This dangerous organophosphate insecticide known to be harmful to human health at levels found on food is used on alfalfa, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, tomatoes, and strawberries, among other crops. “By reversing the previous Administration’s steps to ban one of the most widely used pesticides in the world, we are returning to using sound science in decision-making – rather than predetermined results," said Pruitt. Obviously, Pruitt's "sound science" is alternative science from some alternative reality. Major studies from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the UC-Davis, and Columbia University have found strong evidence that low doses of chlorpyrifos inhibits kids' brain development, including when exposure occurs in the womb, with effects ranging from lower IQ to higher rates of autism. Dow AgroSciences makes this insecticide. Looks like Dow's $1 million payment to Trump's inaugural committee bought it hundreds of millions in profits from continuing death and destruction. Disgusting. Ban Chlorpyrifos!  READ: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/03/trump-epa-brain-damaging-pesticide  #alternativescience #chlorpyrifos #insecticide #organophosphate #toxic #strawberries #tomatoes #nuts #scottpruitt #epa #banchlorpyrifos #gmofreecanada #gmofreeusa #marchagainstmonsanto #skipthepesticides
@freedom_faction -  Earlier this month, more than 50 agricultural workers from near #bakersfield, #california were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide which drifted over from a neighboring farm. Soon after, twelve of the workers reported vomiting and nausea.  #kerncounty released an announcement encouraging anyone exposed to seek immediate medical attention. They suspect the chemical causing the toxicity is chlorpyrifos, the active ingredient in an insecticide mainly marketed by #dowchemical, under Dow AgroSciences.  #chlorpyrifos has been raising concern for decades, but its toxicity was not considered high. It was originally registered for use in 1965. In 2016, the #epa revised their human risk assessment, concerned for chlorpyrifos leaving residue on crops and leaching into groundwater.  The National Pesticide Information Center reports inhalation of chlorpyrifos can lead to “tearing of the eyes, runny nose, increased saliva and sweat production, nausea, dizziness and headache”. In higher doses, those exposed suffer from “muscle twitching, weakness or tremors, lack of coordination, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and pupil constriction with blurred or darkened vision.” Chlorpyrifos has also been found to be an endocrine disruptor. Other studies imply it interferes with child cognitive development. In a seven year study of pregnant women exposed to chlorpyrifos, children were shown to have higher incidences of #autism and developmental delay.  Regardless, this March, #environmentalists were outraged when the EPA surprisingly changed its perspective on chlorpyrifos. The decision to green light chlorpyrifos was made by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, when he publicly denied proposals to ban the chemical.  In justifying his decision, Pruitt declared, “We need to provide regulatory certainty to the thousands of #american farms that rely on chlorpyrifos, while still protecting human health and the environment… By reversing the previous
@Regrann from @freedom_faction -  Earlier this month, more than 50 agricultural workers from near #bakersfield, #california were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide which drifted over from a neighboring farm. Soon after, twelve of the workers reported vomiting and nausea.  #kerncounty released an announcement encouraging anyone exposed to seek immediate medical attention. They suspect the chemical causing the toxicity is chlorpyrifos, the active ingredient in an insecticide mainly marketed by #dowchemical, under Dow AgroSciences.  #chlorpyrifos has been raising concern for decades, but its toxicity was not considered high. It was originally registered for use in 1965. In 2016, the #epa revised their human risk assessment, concerned for chlorpyrifos leaving residue on crops and leaching into groundwater.  The National Pesticide Information Center reports inhalation of chlorpyrifos can lead to “tearing of the eyes, runny nose, increased saliva and sweat production, nausea, dizziness and headache”. In higher doses, those exposed suffer from “muscle twitching, weakness or tremors, lack of coordination, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and pupil constriction with blurred or darkened vision.” Chlorpyrifos has also been found to be an endocrine disruptor. Other studies imply it interferes with child cognitive development. In a seven year study of pregnant women exposed to chlorpyrifos, children were shown to have higher incidences of #autism and developmental delay.  Regardless, this March, #environmentalists were outraged when the EPA surprisingly changed its perspective on chlorpyrifos. The decision to green light chlorpyrifos was made by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, when he publicly denied proposals to ban the chemical.  In justifying his decision, Pruitt declared, “We need to provide regulatory certainty to the thousands of #american farms that rely on chlorpyrifos, while still proorganic #farm #farming #upstateny #nongmo #saratogasprings
#repost Earlier this month, more than 50 agricultural workers from near #bakersfield, #california were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide which drifted over from a neighboring farm. Soon after, twelve of the workers reported vomiting and nausea.  #kerncounty released an announcement encouraging anyone exposed to seek immediate medical attention. They suspect the chemical causing the toxicity is chlorpyrifos, the active ingredient in an insecticide mainly marketed by #dowchemical, under Dow AgroSciences.  #chlorpyrifos has been raising concern for decades, but its toxicity was not considered high. It was originally registered for use in 1965. In 2016, the #epa revised their human risk assessment, concerned for chlorpyrifos leaving residue on crops and leaching into groundwater.  The National Pesticide Information Center reports inhalation of chlorpyrifos can lead to “tearing of the eyes, runny nose, increased saliva and sweat production, nausea, dizziness and headache”. In higher doses, those exposed suffer from “muscle twitching, weakness or tremors, lack of coordination, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and pupil constriction with blurred or darkened vision.” Chlorpyrifos has also been found to be an endocrine disruptor. Other studies imply it interferes with child cognitive development. In a seven year study of pregnant women exposed to chlorpyrifos, children were shown to have higher incidences of #autism and developmental delay.  Regardless, this March, #environmentalists were outraged when the EPA surprisingly changed its perspective on chlorpyrifos. The decision to green light chlorpyrifos was made by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, when he publicly denied proposals to ban the chemical.  In justifying his decision, Pruitt declared, “We need to provide regulatory certainty to the thousands of #american farms that rely on chlorpyrifos, while still protecting human health and the environment… By reversing the previous Administration’s steps
Earlier this month, more than 50 agricultural workers from near #bakersfield, #california were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide which drifted over from a neighboring farm. Soon after, twelve of the workers reported vomiting and nausea.  #kerncounty released an announcement encouraging anyone exposed to seek immediate medical attention. They suspect the chemical causing the toxicity is chlorpyrifos, the active ingredient in an insecticide mainly marketed by #dowchemical, under Dow AgroSciences.  #chlorpyrifos has been raising concern for decades, but its toxicity was not considered high. It was originally registered for use in 1965. In 2016, the #epa revised their human risk assessment, concerned for chlorpyrifos leaving residue on crops and leaching into groundwater.  The National Pesticide Information Center reports inhalation of chlorpyrifos can lead to “tearing of the eyes, runny nose, increased saliva and sweat production, nausea, dizziness and headache”. In higher doses, those exposed suffer from “muscle twitching, weakness or tremors, lack of coordination, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and pupil constriction with blurred or darkened vision.” Chlorpyrifos has also been found to be an endocrine disruptor. Other studies imply it interferes with child cognitive development. In a seven year study of pregnant women exposed to chlorpyrifos, children were shown to have higher incidences of #autism and developmental delay.  Regardless, this March, #environmentalists were outraged when the EPA surprisingly changed its perspective on chlorpyrifos. The decision to green light chlorpyrifos was made by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, when he publicly denied proposals to ban the chemical.  In justifying his decision, Pruitt declared, “We need to provide regulatory certainty to the thousands of #american farms that rely on chlorpyrifos, while still protecting human health and the environment… By reversing the previous Administration’s steps to ban
Have a read of my article on the @eartheasy blog! The EPA has rolled back plans to ban a pesticide from use in the US. The chemical, chlorpyrifos, is potentially harmful to children's development. The EU has banned the pesticide but over a hundred countries still use it. It's widely used in American agriculture - what does it mean to keep this pesticide around? Link in bio.  #epa #publichealth #environment #policy #chlorpyrifos #pesticides #earth #agriculture #scottpruitt #politics #dowchemical #dowagrosciences #environmentalprotectionagency #donaldtrump #administration #adhd #neuroscience #health #air #food #trump #policy
#monsanto march activity birthed this flier!! If it were finished faster we could have invited more folks to the march, alas! Tips on boycotting Monsanto and dow!! Basic GMOs are cotton corn soy canola and sugar beets. Watch out to use organic and non gmo versions of these! Also wheat so unfortunately sprayed with round up during harvest, to dessicate the plant. So organic bread steers u clear of this glyphosate residue. Tell reps #banglyphosate dont hesitate!! join @ewg sork to ban #chlorpyrifos a pesticide so dangerous, you'll be gropped and riveted by the intercept article onnit!

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