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State officials ignored scientists in approving pesticide

Plastics industry edited environmental textbook By Susanne Rust August 22, 2011 California’s former top pesticide regulatory official dismissed safety guidelines suggested by her own staff scientists on the grounds that they were “excessive” and too onerous for the pesticide manufacturer, recently released internal documents show, California Watch reports. In response, the scientists lodged a formal […]