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Herbicide

The Killing Fields: Industrial Agriculture, Dead Zones and Genetically Engineered Corn

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Elizabeth Kucinich

Scientists are predicting one of the largest dead zones ever in the Gulf of Mexico this year, with estimates ranging from 7,286 to 8,561 square miles, or as large as the state of New Jersey.

Chemical Warfare

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

To fight our insane wars, we're wrecking our soldiers' ability to live with themselves and function in society, then regulating what's left of them with chemicals, which often make things immeasurably worse.

Herbicide Fume Inhalation Hospitalizes 6 At Suburban High School

Hinsdale Patch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Three Hinsdale South High School students were transported to Hinsdale Adventist Hospital in good condition Thursday morning after inhaling an herbici...

Lucia Graves

Monsanto Under Federal Investigation For Cash Incentives Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Global agribusiness giant Monsanto is under federal investigation for using cash incentives to persuade distributors to use Roundup, the...

Lucia Graves

Roundup: Scientists Say World's Top-Selling Weedkiller Causes Birth Defects

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The chemical at the heart of the planet’s most widely used herbicide -- Roundup weedkiller, used in farms and gardens across the U.S. ...

Revealed: How Cities Drive Plants Extinct

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An international team of botanists has compared extinction rates of plants within 22 cities around the world. Both Singapore and New York City in the ...

Water Utilities Lack Proper Filters For Weed-Killer

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Results from a federal drinking water monitoring program show that many public water companies are ineffective at removing a widely used weed-killer f...

Syngenta, Maker Of Weed-Killer Atrazine, Wants Lobbying Documents Excluded From Class-Action Lawsuit

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lawyers representing the maker of the herbicide atrazine are asking that documents related to the company's lobbying and trade association activities ...

NRDC Report: Widespread Atrazine Contamination in Drinking Water and Streams

Jennifer Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Sass

Say no to the unnecessary use of toxic agriculture chemicals, where safer alternative methods or materials exist. Do it for the future gonads of America!