"… ned a rare form of kidney disease devastating agricultural workers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Scientists suspect the malady is caused by a combina …"
"… ding to estimates of the potential scope of the contamination that the EPA inspector general included in a 2004 report. State health and environment officials …"
"… In El Salvador, the congress approved a ban earlier this month on 53 agrochemicals. If the law is signed by Salvadorean president Mauricio Funes, the country …"
"… -------- The most sweeping measure contemplated so far: The ban on 53 agrochemicals approved on September 5 by El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly, including …"
"… 2-4,D, produced by Dow chemicals. The proposed law would prohibit various chemicals that have long been banned in most of the world, but also includes widely …"
"… , 2-4,D, paraquat and endosulfan. Salvadorean health officials believe agrochemicals containing toxic heavy metals are the primary cause of the disease. The m …"
"… ome the leading cause of hospital deaths among adult men. The Debate over Pesticides Although the declaration reflected broad agreement to take action, the t …"
"… id growing concern the chemicals are helping fuel a mysterious epidemic of chronic kidney disease devastating its north central region.In September, in Mystery in the Field …"
"… in the Fields, the Center for Public Integrity explored how a rare form of chronic kidney disease is killing agricultural workers in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. S …"
"… re “causative factors” for the ailment – which they have named CKDu, chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. Despite prior warnings from the WHO to reduce farmers …"
"… e discovered annually.In a 2011 grant application for federal funding, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the recent recession has caused a “startling” number of plant clo …"
"… vita Alfau, working in an open-air plant nursery in a rural swath of south Miami-Dade County, said she became dizzy and weak, with numbness in her mouth, and vomited.A …"
"… o scientific journals and is a principal at the consulting firm ENVIRON in Amherst, Massachusetts, declined repeated interview requests from the Center. Garr …"
"… iable? A pair of scientists funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the EPA scrutinized a Syngenta-funded Canadian study …"
"… at has long troubled public health advocates closely follows a move by the Food and Drug Administration to reassess bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in hard plastic bottles and …"
"… isited the site and expressed concern over the lack of progress there, and Robert Menendez, D-N.J., have called for EPA to immediately remove all capacitors leaking …"
"… ainst harmful household chemicals. In addition, Viola has represented FirstEnergy, which has been linked to the August 2003 Midwest/Northeast blackout.Ed Kr …"
"… fall of 2003, Krenik lobbied to “protect liability reform” for Valero Energy, the country’s fourth largest petroleum refining company. Valero, which …"
"… ciations such as the National Mining Association. Griles lobbied for Devon Energy, a $4.3 billion oil and gas company, with his own firm as well as National …"
"… es” for FMC Technologies, a major oil and gas services firm.The National Energy Policy Plan, the document developed by Cheney’s Energy task force and re …"