Trump’s E.P.A. Greenlights a Nasty Chemical. A Month Later, It Poisons a Bunch of Farmworkers.

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In March, the EPA abruptly changed its stance on the poisonous chemical chlorpyrifos, greenlighting it instead of banning it. Not surprising: the company that makes it has cultivated a cozy relationship with the Trump administration. text noah noah