EPA Official Who Covered Up Roundup-Cancer Link

The EPA official who bragged about covering up Roundup cancer causing effects.

Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch

The Environmental Protection Agency official who was in charge of evaluating the cancer risk of Monsanto Co.’s Roundup allegedly bragged to a company executive that he deserved a medal if he could kill another agency’s investigation into the herbicide’s key chemical.

The boast was made during an April 2015 phone conversation, according to farmers and others who say they’ve been sickened by the weed killer. After leaving his job as a manager in the EPA’s pesticide division last year, Jess Rowland has become a central figure in more than 20 lawsuits in the U.S. accusing the company of failing to warn consumers and regulators of the risk that its glyphosate-based herbicide can cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

“If I can kill this I should get a medal,” Rowland told a Monsanto regulatory affairs manager who recounted the conversation in an email to his colleagues, according to a court filing made public Tuesday…

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3 thoughts on “EPA Official Who Covered Up Roundup-Cancer Link

  1. How can people, the media, schools, and churches accept this? Does the greed watered and nourished during the 1980’s in the United States continue to grow and turn our country and others into a super Titanic wreck? Hit an iceberg, keel opened by a rock on ocean bottom, tsunami approaching from starboard, hurricane from port, fire in the engine room, captain drunk, and crew in mutiny.


  2. Pingback: EPA Official Who Covered Up Roundup-Cancer Link | necltr

  3. To be honest, marblenecltr, I believe this information is deliberately hidden from public view by the very effective censorship and distraction (via infotainment that focuses us on Angelina, Brad and the Kardashians) of the corporate media. Sadly you and I are part of a select few that seek out and access this kind of information.


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