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Hazards of Common Flea Insecticides

by aseligmann — last modified Aug 04, 2010 12:00 AM
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Imidacloprid (often sold as Advantage) Imidacloprid is toxic to animal nervous systems. In a test conducted by an imidacloprid manufacturer, it caused tremors in laboratory animals. read more...

Mosquito Spraying for West Nile Virus

by aseligmann — last modified Aug 03, 2010 12:00 AM

There are no comprehensive statistics about how many illnesses or environmental problems are caused by mosquito spraying, even though such incidents occur frequently. The following incidents are examples of the kinds of problems that have been reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following insecticide spray programs around the country. read more...

Support the Endocrine Disruption Prevention Act

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 03, 2010 12:55 PM

Take action to help pass a new bill that would fund sustained research on the health impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals! read more...

Help Pass the Toughest Bill Ever Aimed at Toxic Chemicals

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 03, 2010 04:47 PM
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HR 5820, also known as the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act, has been proposed by congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) as a much needed overhaul to the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. If passed, it could yield great improvements on the fronts of corporate accountability and consumer safety. Please contact your legislators today and urge them to support this bill. read more...