Dow Crop Chemical Labeled “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans” | EWG

… states. The other herbicide in Enlist Duo is glyphosate, which the international cancer agency had previously classified as “probably carcinogenic.” Exposure to both chemicals has sEPArately been linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma. When the EPA approved Enlist Duo for use on GMO crops, the agency did not consider the effects the two harmful defoliants may have on human health when mixed together. Like glyphosate, 2,4-D has been linked to other human health dangers as well. Exposure to 2,4-D has …

WHO Says Roundup is “Probably” Cancer-causing | Crozet Gazette

… a matter of corporate profits and the heck with human health. Apparently, it has come to light in recent days that in 1985 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classified Roundup/glyphosate as a Class C carcinogen. A Class C carcinogen implies suggestive evidence of carcinogenic potential. In 1991, after Michael Taylor, a former Monsanto lawyer, started working for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the EPA reversed the decision. The FDA classified GMO’s as “substantially …

All gas activities in NSW now require a licence from the EPA — Gas Today — The magazine for Australia’s natural gas industry

In case you missed news of this development over the Christmas break, all gas activities in NSW will now require an environment protection licence from the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA). The change came on the back of the commencement of the Protection of the Environment Operations Amendment (NSW Gas Plan) Regulation 2014 on 19 December 2014. NSW EPA Chief Environment Regulator Mark Gifford said the Regulation amends the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 and the …