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Removing Atrazine From Surface Water Just Got Easier - Environment News Service

PAN in the News - Sep 21, 2017

Environment News Service

Removing Atrazine From Surface Water Just Got Easier
Environment News Service
Not enough information is available to definitely state whether or not atrazine causes cancer in humans, says the ATSDR, but the nonprofit Pesticide Action Network says evidence for the carcinogenic potential of atrazine is growing. Exposure has been ...

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Some Scientists Think Widespread Pesticide Use Might Not Be So Safe After All - Jezebel

PAN in the News - Sep 21, 2017

Jezebel

Some Scientists Think Widespread Pesticide Use Might Not Be So Safe After All
Jezebel
“We don't know how a pesticide will really impact the environment until it is too late, Keith Tyrell, the director of the Pesticide Action Network, told The Guardian. “It can take years before enough scientific evidence is collected to persuade ...

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Court says state improperly OK'd wider use of bee-killing pesticides - Central Valley Business Times

PAN in the News - Sep 21, 2017

Court says state improperly OK'd wider use of bee-killing pesticides
Central Valley Business Times
Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides, represented by Earthjustice, first sued in 2014 in an effort to stop DPR's practice of approving more uses for neonicotinoid pesticides. The suit contended that the state ...

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US Court of Appeal Rejects California's Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Sep 20, 2017

Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

US Court of Appeal Rejects California's Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides, represented by Earthjustice, filed the underlying lawsuit in 2014, seeking to halt DPR's practice of approving ever more uses for neonicotinoid pesticides pending completion of ...

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Enviros Undo Calif.'s Approval Of New Pesticide Labels - Law360 (subscription)

PAN in the News - Sep 20, 2017

Enviros Undo Calif.'s Approval Of New Pesticide Labels
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (September 20, 2017, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court's decision in favor of the state's Department of Pesticide Regulation in a suit by environmental groups challenging the approval of ...

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Enviros Undo Calif.'s Approval Of New Pesticide Labels - Law360 (subscription)

PAN in the News - Sep 20, 2017

Enviros Undo Calif.'s Approval Of New Pesticide Labels
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (September 20, 2017, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court's decision in favor of the state's Department of Pesticide Regulation in a suit by environmental groups challenging the approval of ...

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California Regulator Dinged Over Pesticides' Approval - Courthouse News Service

PAN in the News - Sep 20, 2017

California Regulator Dinged Over Pesticides' Approval
Courthouse News Service
The environmental groups, including the Pesticide Action Network, sought a writ of mandate and injunction against the department, which an Alameda County Superior Court judge denied. But on Tuesday, a panel with the state's First Appellate District ...

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What's Growing On: 'Go native' at specialized plant sales - Stockton Record

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 18, 2017

Stockton Record

What's Growing On: 'Go native' at specialized plant sales
Stockton Record
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located west of the main UC Davis campus, is a publicly accessible pollinator research garden planted with a stunning variety of bee- and butterfly-friendly perennials and shrubs. For gardening-related questions, call ...

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - Galesburg Register-Mail

PAN in the News - Sep 18, 2017

Galesburg Register-Mail

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
Galesburg Register-Mail
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. “California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...

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Saving the honeybees - thepress.net

PAN in the News - Sep 15, 2017

thepress.net

Saving the honeybees
thepress.net
... and honeybee conservation methods designed by environmental agencies, there are many things that regular citizens and homeowners can do to protect honeybees. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Pesticide Action Network offer these tips:.

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US Air Force sprays Harvey-stricken Texas with controversial chemicals - RT

PAN in the News - Sep 14, 2017

RT

US Air Force sprays Harvey-stricken Texas with controversial chemicals
RT
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) states that long-term impacts of Naled exposure can be serious — particularly for children — as it is a hormone disruptor and a reproductive and developmental toxin. Many studies have also linked prenatal exposure to OP ...

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England's School Lunch Program Tainted with Multiple Pesticides, Signaling Need for Organic Transition - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Sep 11, 2017

Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

England's School Lunch Program Tainted with Multiple Pesticides, Signaling Need for Organic Transition
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
(Beyond Pesticides, September 12, 2017) A new report released by Pesticide Action Network-UK finds that children in England's schools are exposed to 123 pesticide residues in their daily lunches. The results call attention to the health and safety ...

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Revealed: The 20 foods worth splashing out on to buy organic (because they have the highest level of pesticide residue) - Daily Mail

PAN in the News - Sep 11, 2017

Daily Mail

Revealed: The 20 foods worth splashing out on to buy organic (because they have the highest level of pesticide residue)
Daily Mail
... stretch to adding some items, the Pesticide Action Network UK has revealed the fruit and vegetables found to have the highest level of residue in tests carried out between 2011 and 2015, to coincide with the Soil Association's Organic September ...

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Government funded fruit and vegetables found in schools with alarming levels of toxic chemicals - Essex Live

PAN in the News - Sep 9, 2017

Essex Live

Government funded fruit and vegetables found in schools with alarming levels of toxic chemicals
Essex Live
A report by Pesticide Action Network UK, based on official Government figures, called on ministers "to do more to protect children from pesticides". The 16-page document warned: "Children in England are being exposed to a cocktail of pesticide residues ...

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Harmful pesticides found in free school fruit given out to millions of children, according to shock report - Somerset Live

PAN in the News - Sep 8, 2017

Somerset Live

Harmful pesticides found in free school fruit given out to millions of children, according to shock report
Somerset Live
Two million children get free fruit every year as part of the plan but according to the Pesticide Action Network UK, they are "being exposed to a cocktail of pesticide residues". According to the Mirror, 66 per cent of more than 2,000 samples of fruit ...

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Children's and parenting health centre - WebMD.Boots.com

PAN in the News - Sep 5, 2017

Children's and parenting health centre
WebMD.Boots.com
Residues of 123 different pesticides were found in fruit samples in the 12 years since the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme was introduced with the aim of promoting healthy eating habits, according to the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK).

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Tuesday briefing: 'Farce' of cut-and-paste Brexit plan - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Sep 4, 2017

The Guardian

Tuesday briefing: 'Farce' of cut-and-paste Brexit plan
The Guardian
... yet unknown “cocktail” effects from young children being exposed to multiple chemicals. On the other hand, there are the balancing health benefits of children eating more fruit and vegetables. The Pesticide Action Network says handing out organic ...

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UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week - TheReporter.Com

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 4, 2017

TheReporter.Com

UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week
TheReporter.Com
... to prepare honey bees for the molecular study of Africanized honey bees; and program representative Christine Casey of the department's bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, will discuss planting for a bee garden and garden maintenance.
UC Davis hosts free bee program for studentsDaily Democrat

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UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week - TheReporter.Com

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 4, 2017

UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week
TheReporter.Com
... of nosema and varroa infestations; Brian Johnson will explain how to prepare honey bees for the molecular study of Africanized honey bees; and program representative Christine Casey of the department's bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, ...

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Pesticide continues to put farmworkers and fetuses in harm's way - The Bakersfield Californian

PAN in the News - Sep 4, 2017

The Bakersfield Californian

Pesticide continues to put farmworkers and fetuses in harm's way
The Bakersfield Californian
Paul Towers, organizing director and policy advocate at the Pesticide Action Network North America (one of the organizations that has been pushing for a ban on the pesticide), said “the science has been in a long time, and it's only getting stronger.”.

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