May 8

Tell the EPA to ban toxic chlorpyrifos

The Environmental Protection Agency must act to protect birds, bees, and people from the highly-toxic insecticide chlorpyrifos. This widely used neurotoxic pesticide is used on is used on a variety of crops including apples, oranges, strawberries, corn, and other foods we commonly eat. It is highly toxic and can damage brain development in children and adults.

The New York Times recently reported that the Trump Administration’s Department of Interior blocked the release of reports that found chlorpyrifos is so toxic that is “jeopardizes the continued existence” of 1,399 endangered birds, fish and other animals.

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