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Monday, October 20, 2014

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  • Green groups like the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA) would like to see the U.S. trade in its policy that treats chemicals as "innocent until proven guilty" for something akin to Europe's regulatory system, where a "health-protective precautionary approach" dictates which chemicals are approved for widespread use. Photo courtesy of Heather Buttrum, Flickr Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed / New Canaan News Contributed
    Green groups like the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA) would like to see the U.S. trade in its policy that treats chemicals as "innocent until proven guilty" for something akin to Europe's regulatory system, where a "health-protective precautionary approach" dictates which chemicals are approved for widespread use. Photo courtesy of Heather Buttrum, Flickr Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed