Atrazine: EPA Seeks Your Comments On Their Refined Ecological Risk Assessment For Atrazine

Do you want to drink Atrazine daily for the rest of your life? If not, please go submit an official comment to the USEPA before their call for comments ends on October 5th. Background:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently released a 520-page document entitled “Refined Ecological Risk Assessment For Atrazine“. For the first time … Continue reading Atrazine: EPA Seeks Your Comments On Their Refined Ecological Risk Assessment For Atrazine

Atrazine Update: New EPA report details extensive harm caused by world’s second most commonly used pesticide

The new EPA report, Refined Ecological Risk Assessment for Atrazine, details atrazine’s harmful effects to plant and animal species in the United States. Here is an abstract of the more than 500 pages of report here: This refined assessment presents the ecological risks posed by the use of the herbicide atrazine. Based on the results … Continue reading Atrazine Update: New EPA report details extensive harm caused by world’s second most commonly used pesticide

EPA denies SAVE THE FROGS’ Atrazine Petition; Dr. Kriger’s Response

On August 27th, 2013 the US EPA’s Director of Office of Pesticide Programs Dr. Steven Bradbury sent SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger a letter denying our 2011 petition to ban Atrazine (we are continuing to collect signatures!). On September 4th, 2013 Dr. Kriger responded to the EPA with a letter detailing the government’s … Continue reading EPA denies SAVE THE FROGS’ Atrazine Petition; Dr. Kriger’s Response

Congratulations Bhutan!

  Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley said in June 2013 his government is developing a National Organic Policy because the country’s farmers are increasingly convinced that “by working in harmony with nature, they can help sustain the flow of nature’s bounties”. Please mark your calendar for the International Day of Pesticide Action (October 12th, 2013). www.savethefrogs.com/action   Continue reading Congratulations Bhutan!

Atrazine Info Cards

Atrazine turns male frogs into females — and it’s on our food and in our tap water: so we want it banned! These two-sided 4×6″ info cards are a great way to help spread the word about Atrazine. We are certain that the EPA will ban Atrazine…but they will not do so until we have … Continue reading Atrazine Info Cards

SAVE THE FROGS! Official Submission to the EPA regarding potential Atrazine ban

The US Environmental Protection Agency is now seeking public comments regarding a potential ban on Atrazine, one of the most widely used herbicides in the United States. The EPA’s call for comments was prompted by 10,012 petition signatures received from SAVE THE FROGS! supporters, and over 50,000 emails from supporters of the Center for Biological … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Official Submission to the EPA regarding potential Atrazine ban