Paraquat, a herbicide linked to Parkinson’s Disease will now be allowed in aerial spraying

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The herbicide Paraquat is known to be acutely toxic. This product will stay in the US market with apparently better safety measures meant to reduce exposure to farmworkers. The Environmental Protection Agency made the call in an interim decision on Aug. 2. The surprising move comes amidst over 100 lawsuits against the pesticide’s manufacturer Syngenta […]