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Posted inPolitical Animal

Ridding Washington of Pests

Some pro-lifer that Scott Pruitt is, eh? The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency refused Wednesday to ban a commonly used pesticide that the Obama administration had sought to outlaw based on mounting concerns about its risks to human health. The chemical compound chlorpyrifos, also known as Lorsban, has been used by farmers for […]