Our Latest FOIA Request from the EPA

Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) regarding pet flea and tick products from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

There’s bad news this month for anti-pesticide activists who were hoping the Environmental Protection Agency would have their backs concerning unsafe chemicals. Thanks to a Republican-passed spending cut, the EPA will receive 9% less funding in the future, and President Obama’s proposed greenhouse gas cuts are going on the proverbial shelf as well. That’s $718 million cut from the current […]

This push is on again this year, my friends. Each year for the past three years we have been able to travel to Washington, DC to meet with the EPA and lawmakers to discuss the issues with harmful flea and tick products and safer alternatives. JOIN US TO HELP 1. Chip In – The ChipIn System lets people microfund projects […]

Mercury in Pet Vaccines – Company fined by EPA

Boehringer, a company in St. Joseph, MO that makes vaccines for pets has been fined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for mishandling mercury which they use in their vaccines. Boehringer Ingelheim will pay more than $68,000 for mishandling mercury waste in St. Joseph. The company will also build a $300,000 state-of-the-art hazardous waste storage facility as part of its […]

I picked up this little tidbit from the website of a “consulting” company that says they can save manufacturers time, money and apparently effort in registering their pesticides with the EPA. As we ramp up for our annual meeting with the EPA to discuss harmful flea and tick products, this one has me a bit floored. How much of the […]