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Lawsuit Seeks Disclosure of Chemicals in Name-Brand Cleaners

Lawsuit Seeks Disclosure of Chemicals in Name-Brand Cleaners

NEW YORK, New York, February 20, 2009 (ENS) – A coalition of state and national groups is dragging the makers of some of the nation’s best known brands of cleaners into a New York court, seeking disclosure of the chemical ingredients in their products and the health risks they pose. Filed in State Supreme Court,…

Farmworkers Sue to Block Use of Four Toxic Pesticides

Farmworkers Sue to Block Use of Four Toxic Pesticides

SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 9, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of farmworker advocates and environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday, seeking to force a halt to the use of four organophosphate pesticides. Some of these pesticides have been detected in California’s rural schoolyards and homes, Sequoia National Park, and…