12 May '17, 2pm

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‘Corporation Protection Agency’ On February 24, Trump signed Executive Order 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.” Trump falsely claimed that the intent of the task force created by the order was to “alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens” on the American people. But make no mistake—the real goal of Trump’s executive order is to get rid of regulations that protect you and your family from things like pesticides and poisons. Trump’s priority is to protect corporate profits—not the American people. To comply with the order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting public comments on which regulations—regulations that were put in place to protect Americans from toxic chemicals—the agency should repeal, replace or modify. It’s no coincidence that when Trump signed the executive order, he handed the signing pen to ...

Full article: https://www.organicconsumers.org/bytes/organic-bytes-549-...

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