Congressional Member’s Report Card

Congressional Member’s Report Card

Our Environment’s Reality?

Pesticides in U.S

INSECTICIDES, HERBICIDES & FUMIGANTS

  • Pesticides are an enormous group of chemicals designed to kill unwanted Insects        ( Insecticides), Weeds ( Herbicides), Nematocides ( Fumigants ), Rodents                     ( Rodenticides ), Fungi ( Fungicides ), and microorganisms ( Disinfectants ).
  • The problem is, many of the chemicals used to kill pests also endanger human health.
  • Insecticides – Neonicotinoids;Carbamates/Organophosphates; Organochlorine; Pyrethroids/Pyrethrin’s/Piperonals.
  • Herbicides – Chlorophenyl Herbicides; Glyphosate; Paraquat/ Diquat; Trizine( Atrazine)
  • Fumigants – Organochlorine ( 1,3-D)

MAIN GROUPS OF INSECTICIDES - HERBICIDES - FUMIGANTS

PESTICIDES APPLICATION - ON U.S. FOOD CROPS