Nathan Donley

Op-Ed: Countries all over the world are banning atrazine. The US just keeps spraying.

Until the EPA untethers itself from the wishes of the pesticide industry, we can never trust that it is following the science and protecting people and wildlife from the most dangerous poisons.

Independent scientists have long understood the unacceptable health risks of the pesticide atrazine.

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Op-ed: California needs to quit ignoring the public health and climate cost of pesticides

It's a pesticide called 1,3-Dichloropropene that's commonly sold under the brand name Telone.

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Op-ed: The reckless embrace of banned pesticides in the US

There's a reason the pesticide aldicarb is banned in more than 100 countries and one of only 36 pesticides out of thousands designated as "extremely hazardous" by the World Health Organization.

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Op-ed: Ever heard of isoxaflutole? That’s about to change

Across the country, many people who've never stepped into a soybean or corn field are familiar with pesticides like the cancer-linked glyphosate in Roundup and drift-prone dicamba.

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Carey Gillam and Nathan Donley: A story behind the Monsanto cancer trial — journal sits on retraction
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Carey Gillam and Nathan Donley: A story behind the Monsanto cancer trial — journal sits on retraction

Consumers and journalists around the world were stunned earlier this month when Monsanto, after being forced in a court of law for the first time to defend the safety of its popular weed killer Roundup, was found liable for the terminal cancer of California groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson.

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Shooting holes in gun lobby’s dangerous addiction to lead ammo.

Shooting holes in gun lobby’s dangerous addiction to lead ammo

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LISTEN: Beau Taylor Morton on the power of community organizing

“People can see you engaged and wanting to begin the work, not only as a researcher, but you’re invested in the community.”

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Op-ed: What the media gets wrong about the new world population numbers

The last time that we lived within the productivity limits of our planet was about 50 years ago — that is a problem.

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Pennsylvania’s first proposed hazardous waste landfill would be near homes and schools

Residents can voice their opinions at an upcoming public hearing or in public comments.

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Where did the PFAS in your blood come from? These computer models offer clues

New research could help pinpoint “forever chemicals” exposure — giving communities a roadmap for cleanup and individuals direction on what to avoid.

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Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

Making an impact with environmental health: Yanelli Nunez, PhD.

Making an impact with environmental health: Yanelli Nunez, PhD.

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