Pesticide Exposure News
Trump's budget cuts EPA by 31 percent, follows campaign promise to diminish the agency
The budget released by the White House today follows through on President Trump ’s campaign trail promise to drastically reduce the size of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency . The new budget plan cuts 31 percent of the agency’s funding overall, including significant reductions to research
Dylann Roof Faces Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case
Dylann Roof's fate will soon be back in the hands of the jurors who found him guilty of killing nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.
4 Children Dead From Suspected Pesticide Poisoning at Home
Several other family members also fell sick after accidentally mixing water with the chemical aluminum phosphide contained in the pesticide.
4 Dead from Suspected Pesticide Poisoning at Texas Home, Officials Say
Four people, all believed to be minors, are dead from suspected pesticide poisoning at a home in Amarillo, Texas, Monday, officials said. The fire department said the case appears to be an "accidental poisoning with no criminal intent." The victims were found after the fire department responded to
The 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure
Those tart, sweet strawberries you’re eating this summer may be putting more than antioxidants in your system. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) declares strawberries the worst culprit for pesticide exposure this year, demoting the worst offender for the last five years, apples, to second
Family Alleges Pest Fumigation Left Boy Severely Injured
The family of a 10-year-old boy said he had to be rushed to the hospital where he has remained for weeks after being exposed to fumigation chemicals in their house. The family of Peyton McCaughey said that after their home in Palm City, Florida, was fumigated in August, multiple family members
American Family Poisoned by Pesticide in Virgin Islands Still Being Treated 6 Weeks Later
The Delaware family who suffered pesticide poisoning during a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands are still being treated, according to a statement released by the family's lawyer. Teenage boys Sean and Ryan Esmond remain in critical condition and their parents, Stephen Esmond and Theresa Devine, are
New Details on Pesticide Poisoning
EPA officials reveal the toxic chemical that hospitalized three members of a vacationing Delaware family had been previously used at the Virgin Islands resort.
Delaware Family Fighting for Their Lives After Pesticide Poisoning
EPA investigates the use of a powerful and toxic pesticide allegedly used at the family's hotel.