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

Ban 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 …

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

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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 …

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The EPA answers 13 questions regarding Atrazine

“To allow the continued use and production of Atrazine, the EPA sets a dangerous precedent by condoning environmental destruction and implying that it is environmentally sound and ethical to dump poison on American soil — and on Americans.” — SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger in his September 4th, 2013 letter to the EPA. The following …

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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 …

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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  

What We’re Up Against

Syngenta (the world’s largest pesticide company and producers of Atrazine) is stepping up their efforts to spread their disinformation and pro-pesticide propaganda. They or the lobbying firms that represent them are now buying high priced, top-of-the-page Google Adwords for the search terms ‘Save The Frogs’ and ‘Save the Frogs Day’. The ads link to sites …

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