A review of the 2014 book Poison Spring by E.G. Vallianatos, a longtime EPA policy analyst and toxics expert, which spells out how the pesticide industry has captured the pesticide policy and regulation offices of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Article focuses on the destruction of pollinators by the insecticide group, neonicotinoids, or neonics.
One of the tactics used by the petrochemical industry is to delay the progress of any regulatory policy by manipulating the regulatory process in assessing the chemicals toxicity and its effect on human health. Formaldehyde is one of the chemicals focused on.
Super weeds have developed due to the resistance developed to Glyphosate/ Roundup. So now the Viet Nam defoliant Agent Orange’s active ingredient 2,4D is being added to it . Both are a probably or possible carcinogen. Make sense?