The EPA has announced that it will ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos — which has been linked to brain damage in children — from use on food crops. PIRG and our partners delivered more than 27,000 petition signatures calling on the EPA to protect public health and ban chlorpyrifos.
Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill to enact a statewide Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, which will make it easier for businesses, nonprofits, private institutions, agricultural producers and apartment building owners to pay for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.
The bipartisan PFAS Action Act, recently passed by the House of Representatives, would direct the EPA to both clean up areas currently contaminated by toxic PFAS chemicals, and prevent further discharge into our waterways. These substances have been linked to severe health problems including birth defects and cancer.
We applaud Wendy’s, one of the largest beef buyers in the country, for its commitment to end all routine use of medically important antibiotics in its beef supplies by the end of 2030. But a new report shows the continued need for an industry-wide shift in how our favorite restaurants source their meat.
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