Category Archives: Industrial hazards

Dow Chemical Asks US Government Agencies to Ignore US Government Scientists’ Pesticide Study

Dow Chemical Asks US Government Agencies to Ignore US Government Scientists’ Pesticide Study Over the last four years, US Federal Government scientists have been investigating the effects of organophosphate pesticides on endangered species. Their 10,000 page report concluded that the three pesticides: chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion, each pose a risk to the 1,800 critically threatened […]

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‘Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’

‘Dow Chemical Want Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’ Chlorpyrifos is a neurotoxic pesticide widely used in U.S. agriculture (Dow’s chlorpyrifos trade names include: Dursban, Lorsban, Lock-On Insecticide, Cobalt). Generally sprayed on crops, it’s used to kill a variety of agricultural pests. It has a slightly skunky odour, similar to rotten eggs, and […]

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