Herbicides are Poisonous for Children and Other Living Things

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.

Webinar
October 6, 7:00 pm. CT
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PANELISTS
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

MODERATED BY
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:

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.

Best,
Don Fitz, for the St. Louis No Spray Coalition

  • October 06, 2020 at 7pm – 9pm
  • online webinar
    St Louis, MO
    United States
    Google map and directions
  • Green Party of St Louis

Will you come?

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  • david doonan
    published this page in Calendar 2020-10-04 12:04:01 -0700