Fri. Dec 6th, 2019

NEW YORK: Inform Gov. Cuomo to Signal the Ban Chlorpyrifos Invoice!

Need to get chlorpyrifos—DowDuPont’s brain-damaging pesticide—out of New York, for good?
 
Inform Governor Cuomo to signal the invoice!
 
TAKE ACTION TODAY: Urge Governor Cuomo to signal S. 5343, which might make New York the second state to ban the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos!

After you employ the shape to ship a message to Governor Cuomo, please name him at 1-518-474-8390. 

In the event you can, please additionally attend the rally from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 21 exterior the Governor’s New York Metropolis workplace at 633 third Ave, New York, New York 10017 (RSVP right here).

Chlorpyrifos harms youngsters, is linked to bee decline and poisons the setting. The science is obvious: New York’s legislature did the precise factor by banning this pesticide.

Nonetheless, Governor Cuomo nonetheless hasn’t signed the invoice. Rumors are swirling that he’s going to veto this ban if we don’t make sufficient noise.

TAKE ACTION TODAY: Urge Governor Cuomo to signal S. 5343, which might make New York the second state to ban the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos!

Chlorpyrifos is extraordinarily poisonous. It has been linked to neurodevelopmental impacts in youngsters—similar to ADHD, autism spectrum dysfunction and decrease IQ. 

It’s additionally horrible for wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service discovered that chlorpyrifos threatens virtually 1,400 endangered and threatened species. 

And chlorpyrifos is the second-most poisonous pesticide to bees, that are dying at alarming charges.

New York Legal professional Common Letitia James is suing the U.S. Environmental Safety Company over its resolution to disregard its personal scientists and never ban chlorpyrifos, however that course of may take years. 

California, the most important agricultural state, simply introduced it is going to ban chlorpyrifos by 2021. Hawaii has already handed the same legislation. If Governor Cuomo needs to be a frontrunner, he must signal New York’s ban instantly!  

This invoice handed the legislature with overwhelming assist as a result of individuals such as you referred to as their legislators and demanded they shield individuals, not pesticide business income. 

We all know Gov. Cuomo is listening to from the pesticide business. Huge Ag lobbyists aren’t slowing down and neither can we. 

TAKE ACTION TODAY: Urge Governor Cuomo to signal S. 5343, which might make New York the second state to ban the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos!

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