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Farmers Fighting for Their Health: Taking on Chemical Companies and Transitioning to Sustainable Agriculture

The EPA is currently re-assessing atrazine, which has been found in the drinking water of 33 million Americans. A recent report by the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Land Stewardship Project entitled The Syngenta Corporation and Atrazine The Cost to the Land, People and Democracy includes the stories of five farmers who've decided to stop using atrazine for health and safety reasons, and also draws attention to the possibility of a link between atrazine and breast cancer.

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