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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


Mar 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 21, 2017 Bob Bellamy
Mar 21, 2017 Mary Pattison
Mar 21, 2017 Mary Sier
Mar 20, 2017 Patricia Lind The European Union has banned use of Atrazine due to its dangerous effects when will the US government due the same to protect the people, animals and environment over corporate profits?
Mar 18, 2017 Sibrina Russell
Mar 16, 2017 ani sandoval
Mar 16, 2017 Hannah Thandi
Mar 8, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 5, 2017 Shakayla Thomas
Mar 2, 2017 Jason Borda
Mar 1, 2017 Garry Lough
Mar 1, 2017 Melvin Michael
Mar 1, 2017 Debbie Davis CMKBD CAPS
Feb 24, 2017 Christine Jordan
Feb 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 22, 2017 Juan Martinez
Feb 22, 2017 Linda Anderson
Feb 22, 2017 JoAnn Sorrell
Feb 20, 2017 Cara Ammon
Feb 20, 2017 Kenneth Budworth
Feb 19, 2017 Jean HIXSON
Feb 19, 2017 Michael Walton
Feb 19, 2017 Cathleen Cascia
Feb 17, 2017 Terry Parker
Feb 16, 2017 Stephanie Embrey
Feb 16, 2017 Jean-Claude Morin
Feb 16, 2017 B.A. Grodhaus Do one last good thing before the EPA is dissolved, please. OBTW, spray doesn't just stay on the weeds; it gets in the air we breathe, the water all creatures need to live & the food all creatures eat.
Feb 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 15, 2017 suzanne nadeau
Feb 13, 2017 NICKI HILL
Feb 12, 2017 Joyce Lee
Feb 12, 2017 Myrtle Reynolds
Feb 12, 2017 Martin Henz
Feb 11, 2017 Tristin Pollet
Feb 11, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 10, 2017 Helga Preinesberger
Feb 10, 2017 Julia Maness
Feb 10, 2017 José Ángel
Feb 9, 2017 Carmen Blakely
Feb 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 9, 2017 Janet Waite It is unfathomable and unthinking that we would EVER feel the need to use these horrific poisons. Atrazine has been proven to be a health hazard, and it negatively affects the environment. Stop! Please find a non-toxic alternative, and save bees too.
Feb 9, 2017 Waltraud Buckland
Feb 9, 2017 Tammy D'Amore
Feb 9, 2017 Camille Barron
Feb 9, 2017 Anja Boyd
Feb 9, 2017 Barb Rysdale
Feb 7, 2017 Jo Smith
Feb 5, 2017 Anna Tangi
Feb 5, 2017 Diane Wildes

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