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Scientist Sign on Letter Denouncing EFSA Glyphosate Review (PDF)

Letters
An open letter from 96 prominent epidemiologists, toxicologists, statisticians and molecular biologists from 25 countries denouncing the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) decision that the widely used herbicide, glyphosate (the main ingredient of Roundup) "is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic...

Coalition Letter on Chlorpyrifos Pesticide Hazards (PDF)

Letters
Californians for Pesticide Reform and over 70 other groups including NRDC outline evidence of how use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California has contaminated our environment and people and could be harming children’s ability to learn. The letter urges the...

Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind and Right Whale Agreement (PDF)

Letters
A letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announcing an agreement between environmental groups and leading offshore wind developers to incorporate measures to protect right whales during Mid-Atlantic offshore wind development.

Clean Energy Extenders Letter (PDF)

Letters
Letter sent to Congress urging them to pass legislation that provides a multi-year extension of expired and expiring tax incentives benefiting clean and alternative energy technologies as soon as possible.

Letter Opposing the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 (PDF)

Letters
Eleven environmental groups sent a letter opposing the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 to the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee. The bill contains several flawed provisions that could cause detrimental effects to public health and our environment.