Jan Hasselman
staff attorney with Earthjustice in Seattle talks about the lawsuit filed against the EPA. Pesticide companies should not be allowed to take advantage of
vulnerable populations by enticing people to serve as human laboratory
“EPA’s rule ignores Congress and allows unethical human tests to be used to weaken pesticide regulations.”
The lawsuits were filed simultaneously in New York City and in San Francisco by Pesticide Action Network North America, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del
(Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United), San Francisco
Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility
, and Natural Resources
Defense Council
. They are represented by attorneys with Earthjustice
and NRDC. LISTEN (7 min)