Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog » Blog Archive White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Issues Recommendations to Confront Institutional Racism

(Beyond Pesticides, June 25, 2021) A consequential report from the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) sets out important and comprehensive recommendations that, if enacted, would put environmental justice on the front burner of national policy. The report spells out a multitude of challenges, and recommendations for addressing them, inContinue Reading

Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog » Blog Archive Women’s Exposure to Environmental Pollutants Prompts Infertility and Low Egg Count

(Beyond Pesticides, June 10, 2021) Exposure to toxic chemicals decreases egg count and increases infertility risk among women, according to a study published in Environment International. Since 2014, U.S. fertility rates have been decreasing, with many attributing the decline to older age pregnancies. However, several findings demonstrate that exposure to environmental pollutants, likeContinue Reading

Environment and health groups have fiercely criticised proposals to relax the regulation of chemicals and pesticides in Australia, saying they are “totally at odds” with public health and safety expectations. A “first principles” review by a panel of experts has recommended to the agriculture minister, David Littleproud, that many householdContinue Reading