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Neonicotinoid fiasco: How American green NGOs are turning Europe against science, pushing EU towards insecticide ... - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Apr 19, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Neonicotinoid fiasco: How American green NGOs are turning Europe against science, pushing EU towards insecticide ...
Genetic Literacy Project
The commission fears it will lose the case, so it has leaked to friendly reporters at The Guardian and Politico (via the activist Pesticide Action Network) that it intends to push forward with a full ban on neonics, except in greenhouses. What has the ...

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Three rivers in Cameron Highlands declared 'biologically dead' - TODAYonline

PAN in the News - Apr 18, 2017

Three rivers in Cameron Highlands declared 'biologically dead'
TODAYonline
Citing an example, he said in 2015, Reach and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides — such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT — was found in the ...

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Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead' - New Straits Times Online

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

New Straits Times Online

Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead'
New Straits Times Online
Citing an example, he said in 2015, REACH and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides, such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT found in the water ...

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Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead' - New Straits Times Online

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

New Straits Times Online

Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead'
New Straits Times Online
Citing an example, he said in 2015, REACH and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides, such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT found in the water ...

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Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to Autism - Milwaukee Community Journal

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

Milwaukee Community Journal

Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to Autism
Milwaukee Community Journal
The agency has seen several complaints by groups such as the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Although required to respond to the petition and make a final decision on the ban by March 31, just a few days before that ...
Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for ScienceHuffington Post

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Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for Science - Huffington Post

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

Huffington Post

Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for Science
Huffington Post
... harm to children and their developing brains, including increased risk of learning disabilities, reductions in IQ, developmental delay, autism, and ADHD,” said Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, senior scientist at NRDC in a Pesticide Action Network news release.

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Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children Sick - Jezebel

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children Sick
Jezebel
According to the EPA, chlorpyrifos is currently undergoing “registration review,” after rejecting a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and Natural Resources Defense Council in March to expand regulatory action on use of the ...

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Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, April 2017 - JD Supra (press release)

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

JD Supra (press release)

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, April 2017
JD Supra (press release)
EPA Denies Petition To Ban Chlorpyrifos: On April 5, 2017, EPA issued an order denying the September 2007 petition of the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDA) requesting that EPA revoke ...

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Blinkered approach to insecticides won't benefit bees - The Australian

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2017

The Australian

Blinkered approach to insecticides won't benefit bees
The Australian
The commission fears it will lose the case, so it has leaked to friendly reporters at The Guardian and Politico (via the activist Pesticide Action Network) that it intends to push forward with a full ban on neonics, except in greenhouses. The original ...

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Groups to Probe Why Pruitt Put ''Pesticide Industry Profits Ahead of Children's Health" - Common Dreams

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2017

Common Dreams

Groups to Probe Why Pruitt Put ''Pesticide Industry Profits Ahead of Children's Health"
Common Dreams
Pruitt's March 29 decision to deny a 10-year-old petition brought forth by Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council sparked outrage from public health advocates and environmentalists who say the move—which is what the ...
Why did Scott Pruitt refuse to ban a chemical that the EPA itself said is dangerous?Washington Post
EPA Reverses Obama Administration's Suggestion to Ban PesticideUS Recall News (press release)
Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPAYahoo Finance

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ZOOtastic Fun Day to feature scavenger hunt, more in Cape May County - Shore News Today

Honey Bee Haven news - Apr 12, 2017

Shore News Today

ZOOtastic Fun Day to feature scavenger hunt, more in Cape May County
Shore News Today
Attractions include a Wildlife Carousel near the zoo entrance; the 25-foot-high Snow Leopard Mountain, where guests can test their rock-climbing skills; the Hummingbird Express Train Ride, which runs through Cape May County Park; a Honey Bee Haven ...

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Hungary's protests, coral bleaching and a neutrino anomaly - Nature.com

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2017

Nature.com

Hungary's protests, coral bleaching and a neutrino anomaly
Nature.com
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network, which originally petitioned to ban the pesticide in 2007, cited the EPA's own science indicating that children, in particular, are vulnerable to high exposures from contaminated ...

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Why did Scott Pruitt refuse to ban a chemical that the EPA itself said is dangerous? - Washington Post

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2017

US Recall News (press release)

Why did Scott Pruitt refuse to ban a chemical that the EPA itself said is dangerous?
Washington Post
On March 29, Scott Pruitt, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency, denied a petition asking for a ban on the use of an insecticide called Chlorpyrifos. The petitioners, Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council ...
EPA Reverses Obama Administration's Suggestion to Ban PesticideUS Recall News (press release)
Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPAYahoo Finance

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EPA Reverses Obama Administration's Suggestion to Ban Pesticide - US Recall News (press release)

PAN in the News - Apr 11, 2017

US Recall News (press release)

EPA Reverses Obama Administration's Suggestion to Ban Pesticide
US Recall News (press release)
The Obama administration's decision came as a response to pressure from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The court pressured the administration because of several lawsuits by the Pesticide Action Network and Natural Resources Defense Council who ...
Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPAYahoo Finance

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Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPA - PR Newswire (press release)

PAN in the News - Apr 11, 2017

Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPA
PR Newswire (press release)
The decision arrived a decade after the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the EPA to ban chlorpyrifos in agriculture and commercial uses, and 16 years after chlorpyrifos was banned ...

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Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPA - Yahoo Finance

PAN in the News - Apr 11, 2017

Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPA
Yahoo Finance
The decision arrived a decade after the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the EPA to ban chlorpyrifos in agriculture and commercial uses, and 16 years after chlorpyrifos was banned ...

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Now is the Time... - Lancaster Farming

PAN in the News - Apr 10, 2017

Lancaster Farming

Now is the Time...
Lancaster Farming
This proposal was issued in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. The proposal largely relied on certain epidemiological study outcomes, whose application is novel and uncertain, ...

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Coalition Advocating for Pesticide Safety Speaks on Chlorpyrifos - Valley Voice

PAN in the News - Apr 10, 2017

Normangee Star

Coalition Advocating for Pesticide Safety Speaks on Chlorpyrifos
Valley Voice
We are joined today by the ACLU, the Pesticide Action Network and the UFW. As Co-founder of the United Farm Workers, Cesar Chavez was also one of the world's greatest leaders in the struggle for protection against health-harming pesticides. The first ...
Petitioners File Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Response to EPA's Order Denying Petition to Ban ChlorpyrifosThe National Law Review
Pruitt's Rejection of Chlorpyrifos Ban Seems Based on "Alternative Facts"Truth-Out
EPA Chief Refuses to Ban a Potentially Dangerous PesticideNormangee Star
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Petitioners File Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Response to EPA's Order Denying Petition to Ban Chlorpyrifos - The National Law Review

PAN in the News - Apr 9, 2017

Petitioners File Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Response to EPA's Order Denying Petition to Ban Chlorpyrifos
The National Law Review
On April 5, 2017, Petitioners Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Petitioners) filed a Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals proceedings regarding the ...

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Pruitt's Rejection of Chlorpyrifos Ban Seems Based on "Alternative Facts" - Truth-Out

PAN in the News - Apr 9, 2017

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Pruitt's Rejection of Chlorpyrifos Ban Seems Based on "Alternative Facts"
Truth-Out
The EPA's earlier decision to ban the chemical was triggered by a legal petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA) back in 2007. And on Wednesday morning, the NRDC and Pesticide ...
Despite Significant Harm to Children's Brains, EPA Won't Ban This Potent InsecticideLink TV
Environmental Groups Seek Reversal of EPA Chlorpyrifos DecisionKTIC
Environmental Groups Turn Back to the Courts to Ban ChlorpyrifosBeyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
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