20 Apr '17, 1pm

We Now Know Who Funded Trump's Inauguration

The 10,000-page study found that the three pesticides under review—chlorpyrifos , diazinon and malathion—pose a risk to roughly 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species Act. The evaluations were compiled by federal scientists over the last four years and were expected to result in new limits on how and where the highly toxic pesticides can be used. But lawyers representing Dow and two other makers of the organophosphates sent letters to the heads of three cabinet agencies last week, asking that the study be "set aside" and saying that the results are flawed. "Our government's own scientists have already documented the grave danger these chemicals pose to people and endangered species," said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity . "Unable to win on the facts, Dow is now adopting the same disgraceful tactics ho...

Full article: http://www.ecowatch.com/funded-trumps-inauguration-237018...

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