ST LOUIS – How does herbicide spraying leave people more exposed to Covid-19? Explore links between environmental racism and using chemical poisons for agriculture, state parks and urban green spaces. Hear about efforts to cover up these threats and what local activists can do about it.
October 6, 7:00 pm. CT
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Warren Porter, PhD., Toxicologist, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Howard Ehrman, MD, MPH, Physician, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Carey Gillam, Research Director for consumer group US Right to Know
Dr. John Wesley Boyd, Jr., President, National Black Farmers Association
Elizabeth Fattah, Non Toxic Neighborhoods in San Diego, California
Howie Hawkins, Green Party
Biographies of the panelists can be found here.
Attend this webinar to:
- Find out how herbicide sprays leave people more exposted to COVID-19;
- Explore links between environmental racism and using chemical poisons for agriculture, state parks, and urban green spaces;
- Hear about efforts to cover up this threats and what local activists can do about it.
- This webinar is organized by the No Spray Coalition of St. Louis. Technical work provided by the Climate Council of Kansas City.
This event is cosponsored by:
- No Spray Coalition (St. Louis);
- Beyond Pesticides;
- Climate Council of Greater Kansas City;
- Gateway Green Alliance (St. Louis);
- Green Party of Central Missouri;
- Non-Toxic Neighborhoods (San Diego CA);
- National Black Farmers Association;
- Universal African Peoples Organization (St. Louis);
- Great Rivers Environmental Law Center (St. Louis);
- Food Sleuth Radio KOPN.org (Columbia MO);
- EarthDance Organic Farm School.
Please forward this information to anyone you know who …
- may have been exposed to chemical defoliants or other poisons while in the military;
- has worked spraying weed-killing chemicals;
- has done agricultural work where poisons are sprayed;
- takes children to visit national, state or local parks;
- lives near a chemical manufacturing site, or
- has concern with chemical poisons for personal safety reasons.
Don Fitz, for the St. Louis No Spray Coalition
- October 06, 2020 at 7:00pm – 9pm
St Louis, MO
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