Mientras un gran número de demandantes buscan una compensación por el cáncer causado por el Roundup, los trabajadores agrícolas migrantes son dejados de lado

Los trabajadores agrícolas migrantes, acosados por el miedo y privados de recursos, no se atreven a presentarse para pedir una indemnización.

En el 2018, un encargado del mantenimiento de jardinería de una escuela de California llevó a la Compañía Monsanto a los tribunales, alegando que Roundup, uno de los herbicidas más populares de Estados Unidos, le causó un cáncer de linfoma no Hodgkin.
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Fast food burgers, fries, and pizza may leave you full of phthalates

As Americans devour a fast-food burger in the car or gobble up a chicken burrito in front of the TV, some may bite into phthalates, according to a new study in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.

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Californians living within miles of oil and gas wells have toxic air

People living within 2.5 miles of oil and gas wells in California are exposed to levels of air pollutants linked to asthma, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, preterm birth, and other long-term health defects, according to a new study published in September in the journal Science of The Total Environment.

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As masses of plaintiffs pursue Roundup cancer compensation, migrant farmworkers are left out

In 2018, a California school groundskeeper took Monsanto Company to court, alleging that Roundup, one of America's most popular weed killers, caused his Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cancer.

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New federal legislation proposed to curb plastic pollution in national parks

A new federal bill proposed last week by U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL), the Reducing Waste in National Parks Act, aims to curb plastic waste and pollution in the U.S. National Park system.

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Higher estimated pesticide exposures linked to ALS risk

Every year, approximately 5,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Air pollution linked to millions of birth complications across the globe

Every year, an estimated seven million people die from air pollution across the globe. Now, new research shows that air pollution is not only a health threat to everyone in the world, but also to those who have not yet arrived.

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