Monsanto and You: Yes, You!
(rebbloged from Orples)
I thought this is worth sharing. Monsanto effects us all. We need to be aware of what they are doing, and what they are getting away with courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency. I have to wonder, whose environment are they protecting, anyway?
2,4-D and the dioxin pollution it creates are too dangerous to allow, period, but in the hands of bad actors like Monsanto and Dow Chemical the dangers increase exponentially. What’s the Environmental Protection Agency doing? Helping cover-up the chemical companies’ crimes!
In February, Monsanto agreed to pay up to $93 million in a class-action lawsuit brought by the residents of Nitro, West Virginia, for dioxin exposure from accidents and pollution at an herbicide plant that operated in their town from 1929 to 2004.
That may seem like justice, but it is actually the result of Monsanto’s extraordinary efforts to hide the truth, evade criminal prosecution and…
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