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2,4-D’s Approval Delayed Until Dec. 15 … Here’s How to Comment

Garnering EPA approval in six states last month, 2,4-D, a pesticide, in some circles known for its link to Agent Orange is now awaiting approval in 10 more states.

Luckily, it will need to wait a little longer.

Thanks to a request from the good folks at the Center for Food Safety, as well as many petition signatures like those Wellness Warriors who signed our petition,  the deadline to comment on the EPA’s approval is extended until December 15th.

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A Wonderful (but perhaps temporary) Win for Safer, Healthier Farming

A little over a year ago many Wellness Warriors rallied behind our petition to stop the approval of Dow Chemical’s Enlist Duo—a newly developed toxic combination of glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp) and Dow’s 2-4, D (a derivative of Agent Orange).

To the dismay of many, the EPA approved the toxic cocktail in October of last year despite a lack of complete information about its effects and the outcry from major environmental and consumer protection groups.

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