BUCKNACKT'S SORDID TAWDRY BLOG
We should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive & well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate, bier or wein in hand, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WHOO-HOO, WHAT A RIDE!!!!!!"
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25 November 2015
HUGE VICTORY! EPA pulls registration for Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide, citing high toxicity levels 25NOV15
EARTHJUSTICE, the Earth's lawyers, wins another for us! From +Earthjustice .....
The EPA just pulled registration for Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide!
Duo is a highly toxic herbicide that blends glyphosate, a probable
carcinogen that is wiping out the monarch butterfly, with 2,4-D, a
poison used during the Vietnam War as an active ingredient in Agent
a pesticide that is simply too dangerous for humans and animals! Yet
the Environmental Protection Agency approved this highly toxic herbicide
cocktail for widespread use on genetically engineered corn and soybean
With your help, we challenged the EPA’s reckless decision…and today we won!
This is a huge victory that you helped win! Thank you!
day, we’re up against powerful corporate interests that will stop at
nothing to put profits ahead of people and the planet. But today we
proved that by coming together, we can stand up to these powerful
industries and win!
than 1 billion pounds of pesticides are being dumped onto U.S. crops
every year—threatening your family’s health, drifting into the air,
seeping into waterways, endangering farmworkers and threatening the
survival of endangered species.
with you by our side, Earthjustice will continue fighting to reform our
broken chemical system, targeting the most dangerous chemicals and
advancing sustainable agriculture.
As we head into a holiday centered around food and taking care of those we love, this victory is even more sweet!
Thank you for standing with us as we take on the dirtiest industries of our time—and win!