Donald Trump and his Environmental Protection Agency are the targets of a new lawsuit brought by advocacy groups over their decision to not ban the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos. This chemical has been linked to severe brain damage in children, but the administration decided that the risks were completely acceptable. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced