Stories tagged "cancer"

May 14, 2019

Jury Awards $2 Billion to Couple Suing Monsanto Over Roundup Use

A jury in California awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who sued Monsanto saying that exposure to the weed-killer Roundup caused them to contract cancer, including $55 million in “compensatory” damages to make them whole for their injuries, and $2...

April 4, 2019

Trump Gets Blowback for Wind Remarks

You have likely heard by now that President Trump at a fundraiser on Tuesday night made some patently ridiculous remarks about wind turbines, claiming that they lower property values of nearby homes by 75%, cause cancer, are unbearably noisy and kill massive...

March 21, 2019

Monsanto’s Roundup Found to Cause Cancer Again

A jury in a second case, this one in federal court, has reached the conclusion that the weed killer Roundup causes cancer, according to numerous news outlets.¬† The second stage of the trial began yesterday — in this phase, the jury will decide whether Monsanto...

January 6, 2019

NYT Exposé: Health Risks on the Rise Due to Regulatory Rollbacks

The New York Times published a major investigation over the holidays explaining the real-life impacts of the Trump Administration’s environmental regulation rollbacks and reversals by telling the stories of agricultural workers in California sickened by looser...