31 Mar '17, 1pm

Trumps EPA chief lifts ban on pesticide that poisons children

In light of the evidence, much of it gathered by the EPA’s own researchers, the agency adopted a “zero tolerance” policy for any residues of the chemical left on food items in 2015. Since it’s impossible to completely remove the chemical, this would have effectively ended its use in the US. This followed a decade of restrictions that have gradually reduced the number of approved crops and circumstances for its use. Despite the risk, it’s still used widely in other countries.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/trumps-epa-chief-lifts-ban-on-pestic...

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