Action on Ending Methyl Iodide

Environmental groups have been working hard the past five years to stop the use of cancer-causing methyl iodide, called by scientists “one of the most toxic chemicals on earth.” Now, that work is beginning to pay off.

The EPA is currently reconsidering its decision to keep methyl iodide on the market, despite intense pressure from Arysta — the largest private pesticide company in the world. On March 17, the agency opened public comment on a petition to end all uses of this pesticide, nationwide. The science is clear: This pesticide is too toxic to be used safely.

We need your voice heard during this critical comment period. Please take action today: Urge Administrator Lisa Jackson to follow the science and end methyl iodide use.

From the Center for Biological Diversity

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