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Advocates to EPA: It's Time to Ban Organophosphate Pesticides


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Advocates to EPA: It's Time to Ban Organophosphate Pesticides

PORTLAND, Ore. - A diverse group of farmworker, child-safety and environmental advocates has sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency urging it to ban seven organophosphate pesticides that are currently under review. According to the EPA’s own recently released risk assessments, the use of these neurotoxic pesticides may result in significant risks to people and animals that are exposed to them.

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