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Glyphosate-bashing MEP ridiculed for taking urine sample into European Parliament - FG Insight

PAN in the News - Jun 15, 2017

FG Insight

Glyphosate-bashing MEP ridiculed for taking urine sample into European Parliament
FG Insight
But Nick Mole, policy officer at the Pesticide Action Network, suggested the NFU and Defra must now support farmers to find an alternative to pre-harvest use of glyphosate because it will be banned. “Glyphosate is likely to have upcoming restrictions ...

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Cereals 2017: Glyphosate is 'safer than sausages', says leading farmer - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

PAN in the News - Jun 15, 2017

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Cereals 2017: Glyphosate is 'safer than sausages', says leading farmer
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Nick Mole, of the Pesticide Action Network, questioned whether the practice improved the harvested grain, and suggested farmers could actually benefit from it being phased out. “Over the last 20 years the overall use of glyphosate on cereals has ...

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EPA Sued for Delaying Toxic Pesticide Handling Rules - Courthouse News Service

PAN in the News - Jun 14, 2017

Courthouse News Service

EPA Sued for Delaying Toxic Pesticide Handling Rules
Courthouse News Service
Other named plaintiffs in the lawsuit include United Farm Workers, Farmworker Association of Florida, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, and Pesticide Action Network North America. They are represented by Stacey Geis of Earthjustice in San ...

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Farmworkers, greens sue EPA over rule delay - E&E News

PAN in the News - Jun 14, 2017

E&E News

Farmworkers, greens sue EPA over rule delay
E&E News
Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice filed the lawsuit on behalf of several groups, including Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste and Pesticide Action Network North America. "EPA's mission is to protect all Americans from significant risks to human ...

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Environmental groups sue EPA for failing to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure - ThinkProgress

PAN in the News - Jun 14, 2017

ThinkProgress

Environmental groups sue EPA for failing to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure
ThinkProgress
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the advocacy groups Farmworker Association of Florida, United Farm Workers, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation and Pesticide Action Network North America.

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Common Mosquito Control Insecticides Decrease Motor Function in Infants - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Jun 12, 2017

Common Mosquito Control Insecticides Decrease Motor Function in Infants
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
Chlorpyrifos is the subject of a decade-long legal battle, where the Natural Resource Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), challenging its continued allowance, given evidence of ...

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Essex farmer and National Farmers' Union vice president Guy Smith to debate use of glyphosate at Cereals 2017 - Ipswich Star

PAN in the News - Jun 11, 2017

Ipswich Star

Essex farmer and National Farmers' Union vice president Guy Smith to debate use of glyphosate at Cereals 2017
Ipswich Star
The Oxford Farming debate will be chaired by Farming Today's Anna Hill, with Nick Mole, Pesticide Action Network policy officer, proposing the motion with Steven Jacobs of Organic Farmers and Growers. Mr Smith will oppose the motion with Sean Sparling, ...

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Schneiderman challenges Trump EPA over toxic pesticide - Madison County Courier

PAN in the News - Jun 10, 2017

Schneiderman challenges Trump EPA over toxic pesticide
Madison County Courier
In 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America filed a petition with EPA requesting revocation of chlorpyrifos food tolerances under the Food Act. The groups later had to sue EPA to force action on the ...

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Recent Actions May Impact Treated Articles & Pesticide-Impregnated Materials - Lexology (registration)

PAN in the News - Jun 9, 2017

Recent Actions May Impact Treated Articles & Pesticide-Impregnated Materials
Lexology (registration)
Several petitioners, including the Pesticide Action Network of North America, American Beekeeping Federation, American Honey Producers Association, Pollinator Stewardship Council, American Bird Conservancy, and the CFS have filed a petition with EPA ...

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Groups, AGs Challenge EPA Decision to Allow Insecticide Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Jun 7, 2017

Groups, AGs Challenge EPA Decision to Allow Insecticide Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
This decision stemmed from a petition and lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) ten years ago, calling for EPA to revoke all chlorpyrifos tolerances and cancel all registrations.

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California Fights EPA Decision To Allow Neurotoxic Pesticide On Food - CBS San Francisco Bay Area

PAN in the News - Jun 7, 2017

CBS San Francisco Bay Area

California Fights EPA Decision To Allow Neurotoxic Pesticide On Food
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Arguing that the pesticide residue found on food is high enough to pose a risk to the developing human brain and nervous system, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network petitioned the EPA to ban Dow AgroSciences' Lorsban ...
California, 6 other states challenge EPA over farm pesticideSFGate
Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous PesticideCommon Dreams
Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decisionThe Hill
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States to Pruitt: Don't Reverse Course on Dow Insect-Killer - Bloomberg BNA

PAN in the News - Jun 7, 2017

States to Pruitt: Don't Reverse Course on Dow Insect-Killer
Bloomberg BNA
But environmental organizations said the move did not go far enough to protect rural and farmworker communities, and the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network petitioned the EPA in 2007 to revoke uses of the insecticide for ...

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California, 6 other states sue EPA over farm pesticide - SFGate

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

California, 6 other states sue EPA over farm pesticide
SFGate
The EPA has required farm workers handling chlorpyrifos to wear protective gloves and respirators, but it has continued to allow agricultural use over the protests of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network. Makers of the ...

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Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide - Common Dreams

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

The Hill

Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide
Common Dreams
... GreenLatinos, National Hispanic Medical Association, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Learning Disabilities Association of America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources ...
Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decisionThe Hill
7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damageThinkProgress
Activists, AGs file appeal of EPA denial of chlorpyrifos petitionDelta Farm Press
Ecosystem Marketplace
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Seven State Attorneys General Sue US Federal EPA For Public Endangerment - Ecosystem Marketplace

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

Ecosystem Marketplace

Seven State Attorneys General Sue US Federal EPA For Public Endangerment
Ecosystem Marketplace
In 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America filed a petition with EPA requesting revocation of chlorpyrifos food tolerances under the Food Act. The groups later had to sue EPA to force action on the ...

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7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damage - ThinkProgress

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

ThinkProgress

7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damage
ThinkProgress
But the state also uses an estimated 1.3 million pounds of chlorpyrifos every year, the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said, accounting for 20 percent of the total use nationwide. In a direct appeal filed on the same day, health and labor ...

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Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decision - The Hill

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

The Hill

Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decision
The Hill
Earthjustice, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council are also challenging the decision. They had ongoing litigation regarding the pesticide in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and asked the court to formally ...
7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damageThinkProgress

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Groups Appeal To EPA Agency's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide - YubaNet

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

Groups Appeal To EPA Agency's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide
YubaNet
... GreenLatinos, National Hispanic Medical Association, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Learning Disabilities Association of America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources ...

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In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins - San Francisco Chronicle

PAN in the News - Jun 5, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle

In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins
San Francisco Chronicle
Those chemicals have been found in tomato plants, salvias and daisies and remain in the plant long after the initial application, said Paul Towers, organizing director of the Pesticide Action Network, which supported the measure. Labels would help ...

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EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum - satPRnews (press release)

PAN in the News - Jun 1, 2017

EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum
satPRnews (press release)
Results of selection for members of the Stakeholder Bureau are as follows: Consumers (BEUC, Illaria Passarani), NGOs (Pesticide Action Network Europe, Martin Dermine), Farmers and primary producers (COPA-COGECA, Pekka Pesonen), Business and ...

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