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The herbicide atrazine is commonly used by crop growers in the United States to prevent weeds from taking over large fields of crops. However atrazine has been linked to birth defects, reproductive issues, and even cancer. Tell the EPA to adapt new herbicidal chemicals that do not put the health of humans or animals in danger.

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Dear EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson:

Atrazine is no longer an acceptable form of destroying unwanted weeds, as it is known to cause serious health problems for both humans and animals. Once sprayed onto crops, the toxic chemical is transported through the air and through our drinking water.

Atrazine has been linked to several serious health defects, including reproductive problems, low birth weights, and the proliferation of cancerous cells.

A chemical as dangerous as this should not be allowed near the food we eat or the water we drink. Period. Please support efforts to find a non-toxic alternative to atrazine.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Jul 19, 2017 Fern Swecker
Jul 6, 2017 Barbara Jack
Jul 6, 2017 tiffany dellaria
Jul 3, 2017 Patricia Kreger
Jun 27, 2017 Linda Miller Please offer safety through protections from dangerous toxins.
Jun 27, 2017 Caryl Saint Clair
Jun 27, 2017 Stefano Fuschetto
Jun 23, 2017 Jacqueline Rule
Jun 23, 2017 Andrea Namanworth OFS
Jun 17, 2017 Linda Leckliter
Jun 17, 2017 Patricia Moorehead
Jun 17, 2017 Robert B. Kaplan Atrazine is no longer an acceptable form of destroying unwanted weeds.
Jun 17, 2017 robert butland
Jun 17, 2017 Teresa Foster
Jun 17, 2017 Teresa Foster
Jun 17, 2017 Nancy Harting
Jun 17, 2017 D Cooper
Jun 17, 2017 Judy Schultz
Jun 17, 2017 roger harry Yes Ban Atrazine. For the last several years after this one farmer rented the neighbors land and has sprayed his corn with Atrazine which drifts on our property killing newly planted trees or deforming them. Also gets into our garden. My wife has cancer
Jun 17, 2017 Rod Vargason
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 9, 2017 James Deschene
May 30, 2017 Susana Osorno
May 29, 2017 r vanstrien
May 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 17, 2017 Susannah Gelbart Ban Atrazine, now!
May 16, 2017 Upali Magedaragamage
May 15, 2017 Kristy Kelley
May 8, 2017 Loraine Lindsey
Apr 30, 2017 Barbara Bemis
Apr 29, 2017 Lora Hamman
Apr 22, 2017 michele rule
Apr 21, 2017 KAREN WASSING
Apr 19, 2017 Stephen Moyer
Apr 19, 2017 Laura Moore
Apr 16, 2017 Meliha B
Apr 9, 2017 William Ronald
Apr 9, 2017 Marianne Hickey
Apr 9, 2017 Harriet Shalat
Apr 9, 2017 Lynn Price
Apr 9, 2017 Jimmie Lynne Berry
Apr 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 9, 2017 Elizabeth Fresh
Apr 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 9, 2017 Lance Young
Apr 9, 2017 Mary Martin
Apr 9, 2017 Tina Garza
Apr 9, 2017 Paula Berry Ban ALL harmful chemicals! They cause all kinds of diseases & harm not only our environment, but our plants, animals and children!!
Apr 9, 2017 Bonnie Hampton Free up in Fl. Mom used Malithion for church bugs. Developed breast CA at 48 and so did I. Ban chemicals
Apr 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)

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