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Trump’s Top Chemical Hits Keep Coming

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while flanked by Vice President Mike Pence (L) and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt prior to signing an executive order eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations, during an event at Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, U.S., March 28, 2017. (Carlos Barria/REUTERS)

Trump’s top chemical hits keep coming

The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette

Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Pruitt has shunned a recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics to ban use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops, despite peer-reviewed studies that show even minuscule amounts of the chemical can impact brain development of fetuses and infants.