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Call for MCC to ditch weed killers in public spaces - Abergavenny Chronicle (press release)

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Call for MCC to ditch weed killers in public spaces
Abergavenny Chronicle (press release)
No-one from MCC was available for comment. Nick Mole, policy officer at Pesticide Action Network UK, said, “Our view on all pesticides is that there is no place for them. Especially those being used in public spaces, given the dangers they represent.

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Neonic Troubles Continue - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Aug 30, 2016

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Neonic Troubles Continue
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
"Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides," countered Lex Horan, organizer of Pesticide Action Network. "The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won't be used unnecessarily, and it lays ...
Governor's order seeks to make state more bee-friendlyAustin Herald

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Governor's order seeks to make state more bee-friendly - Austin Herald

PAN in the News - Aug 30, 2016

Austin Herald

Governor's order seeks to make state more bee-friendly
Austin Herald
The Pesticide Action Network welcomed the moves toward using neonicotinoids as a last resort and the steps toward regulating pesticide-coated seeds. Organizer Lex Horan said in a statement that it ensures “bee-harming pesticides won't be used ...

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Minnesota sets broadest limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines - Wisconsin Gazette

PAN in the News - Aug 29, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota sets broadest limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines
Wisconsin Gazette
Honey bees pollinate plants that produce about a quarter of the food consumed by Americans. "Minnesota just became the national leader in protecting pollinators," said Lex Horan, an organizer for Pesticide Action Network, a U.S. activist group.
Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting PollinatorsPublic News Service
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide useDuluth News Tribune
La Crosse Tribune
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Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting Pollinators - The UpTake

PAN in the News - Aug 29, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting Pollinators
The UpTake
Lex Horan, an organizer with the Minnesota branch of the Pesticide Action Network, said the state is now taking the lead on protecting these vital insects. “Pollinators, like honeybees, are critical to our food system. Many fruits and vegetables ...
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declinesAG Week
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide useDuluth News Tribune
La Crosse Tribune
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Sustainability brand rankings: Losing track - Fibre2fashion.com (subscription)

PAN in the News - Aug 29, 2016

Sustainability brand rankings: Losing track
Fibre2fashion.com (subscription)
Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), Solidaridad, and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) had commissioned Rank a Brand to research major cotton-using companies in primarily three areas: policies, actual uptake, and traceability. Most points were ...

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Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting Pollinators - Public News Service

PAN in the News - Aug 29, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting Pollinators
Public News Service
Lex Horan, an organizer with the Minnesota branch of the Pesticide Action Network, said the state is now taking the lead on protecting these vital insects. "Pollinators, like honeybees, are critical to our food system. Many fruits and vegetables ...
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide useDuluth News Tribune
Dayton pesticide connected with poor pollinator health, bee declineLa Crosse Tribune
STLtoday.com -Deutsche Welle
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Home Front - Mountain View Voice

Honey Bee Haven news - Aug 27, 2016

Mountain View Voice

Home Front
Mountain View Voice
BEE HEAVEN ... There are easy ways to attract honey bees to your garden, according to Dr. Christine Casey, of the UC Davis Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Honeybees need three things: food, water and shelter. For food, go for a mix of flowers and plants, ...

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Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines - STLtoday.com

PAN in the News - Aug 27, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines
STLtoday.com
Honey bees pollinate plants that produce about a quarter of the food consumed by Americans. "Minnesota just became the national leader in protecting pollinators," said Lex Horan, an organizer for Pesticide Action Network, a U.S. activist group.
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide useDuluth News Tribune
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Dayton pesticide connected with poor pollinator health, bee declineLa Crosse Tribune
Deutsche Welle
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Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use - Duluth News Tribune

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use
Duluth News Tribune
... the first agricultural state to take bold action on neonicotinoids including calling on the state to regulate the major issue of pesticide seed coatings," said Lex Horan of Pesticide Action Network, a group that's pushed neonicotinoid regulation in ...
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Dayton pesticide connected with poor pollinator health, bee declineThe Courier Life News
Minnesota sets broadest U.S. limits on chemicals blamed for bee ...Reuters

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Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines - Reuters

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines
Reuters
Minnesota's governor on Friday ordered the broadest restrictions yet in a U.S. state on the use of agricultural pesticides that have been blamed for hurting bees, fueling concerns that farmers there will not be able to protect crops from insects. Gov ...

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Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines - Reuters

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

Reuters

Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines
Reuters
Minnesota's governor on Friday ordered the broadest restrictions yet in a U.S. state on the use of agricultural pesticides that have been blamed for hurting bees, fueling concerns that farmers there will not be able to protect crops from insects. Gov ...

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Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines - Townhall

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines
Townhall
(Reuters) - Minnesota's governor on Friday ordered the broadest restrictions yet in a U.S. state on the use of agricultural pesticides that have been blamed for hurting bees, fueling concerns that farmers there will not be able to protect crops from ...

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Controversy over EU approval of insecticide - Horticulture Week

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

Horticulture Week

Controversy over EU approval of insecticide
Horticulture Week
The European Commission has authorised the use of the broad-sprectrum insecticide cyantraniliprole (Cyazypyr, Benevia, Exirel) for 10 years despite warnings from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that it could pose a "high risk" to honeybees.

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Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly - News 10NBC

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

News 10NBC

Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly
News 10NBC
The Pesticide Action Network welcomed the moves toward using neonicotinoids as a last resort and the steps toward regulating pesticide-coated seeds. Organizer Lex Horan said in a statement that it ensures "bee-harming pesticides won't be used ...

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With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides - Common Dreams (press release)

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

ABC News

With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides
Common Dreams (press release)
“Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides,” said Lex Horan of Pesticide Action Network. “The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won't be used unnecessarily, and it lays the groundwork ...
Governor's Order Seeks to Make Minnesota More Bee-FriendlyABC News

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Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly - WHIO

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

WHIO

Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly
WHIO
The Pesticide Action Network welcomed the moves toward using neonicotinoids as a last resort and the steps toward regulating pesticide-coated seeds. Organizer Lex Horan said in a statement that it ensures "bee-harming pesticides won't be used ...
Mylan Taking Immediate Action to Further Enhance Access to EpiPen® (Epinephrine Injection, USP) Auto-Injector ...News | Mylan

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Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly - Minneapolis Star Tribune

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Pesticide Action Network welcomed the moves toward using neonicotinoids as a last resort and the steps toward regulating pesticide-coated seeds. Organizer Lex Horan said in a statement that it ensures "bee-harming pesticides won't be used ...

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Home Front - Palo Alto Online

Honey Bee Haven news - Aug 26, 2016

Palo Alto Online

Home Front
Palo Alto Online
BEE HEAVEN ... There are easy ways to attract honey bees to your garden, according to Dr. Christine Casey, of the UC Davis Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Honeybees need three things: food, water and shelter. For food, go for a mix of flowers and plants, ...

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Italy restricts glyphosate use as it mulls phase out - ENDS Europe (subscription)

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2016

ENDS Europe (subscription)

Italy restricts glyphosate use as it mulls phase out
ENDS Europe (subscription)
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe said the package of restrictions, announced by Italy's Ministry of Health, was significant. “It marks one of the largest bans on both consumer and agricultural use of the controversial substance glyphosate,” the ...

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