What's At Stake

The science is clear. Chlorpyrifos is dangerous.

Exposure to low levels of the pesticide in early life can lead to increased risk of learning disabilities, including reductions in IQ, developmental delay, and behavioral problems, such as ADHD. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s own scientific analysis showed that the amount of chlorpyrifos ingested by young children through sprayed fruits and vegetables could exceed safety levels by 140 times. Yet Trump’s EPA is refusing to move forward with its previously proposed ban of the pesticide. 

We are standing up for children’s health by taking the Trump administration to court and fighting for policies that cut use of this toxic pesticide in California and on apples, berries, citrus, and other fruit loved by kids.

Tell the EPA's Andrew Wheeler to ban the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos

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Number of children at risk due to living near fields sprayed with chlorpyrifos.



Amount that Dow Chemical, the largest manufacturer of chlorpyrifos, reportedly donated for Trump’s inauguration


This pesticide, which belongs to a class of chemicals developed as a nerve gas made by Nazi Germany, is now found in food, air, and drinking water.

— Nicholas Kristof, the New York Times

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