NRDC Expert Blog

Trump-Pruitt EPA Moves to Kill Chemical Hazard Program, IRIS

The Environmental Protection Agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment—it says so right in the mission statement on its “About EPA” web page.

NRDC to EPA: Red Flags on Imidacloprid Health Risks

Imidacloprid is one of the most popular and widespread insecticides in the U.S.

Editorial Board Resigns - Protest Corporate Takeover IJOEH

For 22 years the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (IJOEH) was the leading scientific journal on global health hazards, and on criticizing the corporate manipulation of science and policy.

Updated Ag Health Study of Glyphosate and Cancer

A recent update of a very large study of diseases of pesticide applicators identified a possible association between glyphosate use and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Trump-Pruitt EPA Must Stop Promoting Dangerous Pesticide

In his New York Times column over the weekend, “Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains,” Nicholas Kristof shone a spotlight on the current administration’s shame

Medical Journals: Monsanto Glyphosate in Pee, Bad for Health

New research in the prestigious medical journal JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) reports on the startling evidence that glyphosate—the main ingredient in Monsanto’s weed-killer, Roundup—is not only getting into our bodies, but has been doing so at increasing levels for decades.