Originally posted on http://ift.tt/14bRKmK :
Dear EPA — Before you allow ANY toxic chemical or cocktails to be used anywhere within our society and county you have to provide us independent peer reviewed scientific studies that PROVE, without a shadow of doubt, that the poison is in no way harmful to our air, water, soil or bodies. If / when the chemical companies cannot and or will not provide such proof, then NO APPROVAL can or will be granted. PERIOD!!!
"EPA’s approval of Enlist Duo is the result of an overuse of glyphosate, an ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup. The misuse resulted in an infestation of glyphosate-resistant super weeds which can now be legally combatted with the more potent 2,4-D. Dow Chemical has presented 2,4-D-tolerant crops as a quick fix to the problem, but independent scientists, as well as USDA analysis, predict that the Enlist crop system will only foster more weed resistance.
EPA Sued for Violating Endangered Species Act with Allowance of New 2,4-D/Roundup Pesticide
With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) nod to the pesticide industry on expanded uses of the herbicides 2,4-D and glyphosate, environmental groups are charging that the agency violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Repeating a patt