Chlorpyrifos News

Trump EPA Allows Use of Controversial Pesticide

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables. The agency denied the petition by a …

6 Vermont Homes Evacuated After Banned Pesticide Used

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture says six Rutland households have had to relocate after an exterminator used a banned pesticide to get rid of bedbugs. Cary Giguere says the chemical, Chlorpyrifos, can cause nervous system and developmental disorders. It has …