Thursday, January 14, 2010

The New Thing I Learned Today

"Atrazine is one of the most commonly detected pesticides in U.S. ground and surface water. Syngenta Corporation makes and markets atrazine to farmers in the U.S., but not in its home country, Switzerland.
During U.S. EPA’s review of atrazine in 2003, Syngenta held over 50 private, closed door meetings with regulators. As a result of the EPA's approval, atrazine is used in agriculture throughout the Midwest. Now, millions of American families are exposed to this hazardous chemical." -PAN
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