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‘Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’

‘Dow Chemical Want Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’ Chlorpyrifos is a neurotoxic pesticide widely used in U.S. agriculture (Dow’s chlorpyrifos trade names include: Dursban, Lorsban, Lock-On Insecticide, Cobalt). Generally sprayed on crops, it’s used to kill a variety of agricultural pests. It has a slightly skunky odour, similar to rotten eggs, and […]

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Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD

Organophosphates are the basis of many nerve agents, which includes insecticides and herbicides, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency lists them as being very highly acutely toxic to bees, wildlife, and humans. Chlorpyrifos is a crystalline organophosphate, introduced in 1965 by Dow Chemical, and has been known by many tradenames including Dursban and Lorsban. […]

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#‎Bhopal31‬ Elderly survivors of the ‪‎Bhopal Disaster‬ protest for justice and improved compensation

Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pension Bhogi Sangharsh Morcha or BGPNPBSM represents the rights of pensioners, survivors of the gas disaster, who have never received the justice they deserve. They will have only ever received a pittance in compensation, if anything at all, which may have been just a couple of hundred pounds. The responsible companies […]

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Dow’s Deadly ‘Enlist’ Duo

Enlist : part Glyphosate, a probable carcinogen, and part 2,4-D a possible carcinogen. Dow Chemical’s new product! The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has just declared IARC2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, known as 2,4-D, to be a ‘possible’ carcinogen. Glyphosate had already been declared a ‘probable’ carcinogen But, among the research presented to IARC was an […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.