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Congressional leaders to host events aimed at holding federal land agencies accountable - KCSG

PAN in the News - Jan 20, 2016

KCSG

Congressional leaders to host events aimed at holding federal land agencies accountable
KCSG
... scientists and the general public. Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice submitted technical comments on behalf of a coalition of groups, including Pesticide Action Network (PAN), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and United Farm Workers (UFW.)

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Could farmers face a total loss of chlorpyrifos? - Western Farm Press

PAN in the News - Jan 19, 2016

Could farmers face a total loss of chlorpyrifos?
Western Farm Press
This came in response to a petition by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America over identified drinking water concerns. The court ordered EPA in late 2015 to either deny the petition by the two groups, issue ...

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Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate - WTSP 10 News

PAN in the News - Jan 18, 2016

WTSP 10 News

Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
WTSP 10 News
... looking at these issues for some decades, I am increasingly concerned at the ways in which corporations have gained more and more control and influence over our food system," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action ...
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​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate - CBS News

PAN in the News - Jan 17, 2016

CBS News

​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
CBS News
By some estimates, 80 percent of all processed foods -- cereals, baby formula, canned soups and more -- contain at least one GMO, or Genetically Modified Organism. But whether GMOs are safe and whether they should be listed on the label has led to a ...

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Opposition agrees to extend DNR pines-to-prairie extension study - Park Rapids Enterprise

PAN in the News - Jan 16, 2016

Opposition agrees to extend DNR pines-to-prairie extension study
Park Rapids Enterprise
The Department of Natural Resources and petitioners Toxic Tators, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network have reached a “mutally agreed upon” 30-day extension to continue conversation on RD Offutt's proposed expansion in the Pineland ...

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Environmental groups, DNR and RD Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes ... - Wadena Pioneer Journal

PAN in the News - Jan 15, 2016

Environmental groups, DNR and RD Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes ...
Wadena Pioneer Journal
The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters said in a news release Monday that they've given the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 30 more days to respond to their petition. The extension creates time for the DNR ...

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Opposition agrees to more time for DNR pines-to-potatoes study - AG Week

PAN in the News - Jan 15, 2016

AG Week

Opposition agrees to more time for DNR pines-to-potatoes study
AG Week
“As the study is currently designed, there is no opportunity for public input, and the scope is much too narrow to account for impacts like pesticide drift and pollinator decline,” Lex Horan of Pesticide Action Network said in a statement. RDO's ...

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EPA RULING ON BEE-KILLING PESTICIDE DRAWS CONTROVERSY - East County Magazine

PAN in the News - Jan 14, 2016

East County Magazine

EPA RULING ON BEE-KILLING PESTICIDE DRAWS CONTROVERSY
East County Magazine
“The report fails to illuminate the risks from a variety of areas, it ignores some the greatest uses of neonicotinoids,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network. “It only provides a piecemeal view of the threat, given that whole ...
The Company Behind Neonics Admits They Harm Bees—But Only SometimesTakePart

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EPA RULING ON BEE-KILLING PESTICIDE DRAWS CONTROVERSY - East County Magazine

PAN in the News - Jan 14, 2016

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EPA RULING ON BEE-KILLING PESTICIDE DRAWS CONTROVERSY
East County Magazine
“The report fails to illuminate the risks from a variety of areas, it ignores some the greatest uses of neonicotinoids,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network. “It only provides a piecemeal view of the threat, given that whole ...
The Company Behind Neonics Admits It Harms Bees—but Only SometimesTakePart

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Beekeepers, farmers, agriculture groups claim EPA's 'inadequate' regulation of ... - Legal News Line

PAN in the News - Jan 14, 2016

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Beekeepers, farmers, agriculture groups claim EPA's 'inadequate' regulation of ...
Legal News Line
The plaintiffs -- Bret Adee, Jeff Anderson, Lucas Criswell, Gail Fuller, David Hackenberg, the American Bird Conservancy, the Center for Food Safety, the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Pollinator Stewardship Council -- filed their ...

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Opposition agrees to more time for DNR pines-to-potatoes study - DL-Online

PAN in the News - Jan 14, 2016

DL-Online

Opposition agrees to more time for DNR pines-to-potatoes study
DL-Online
The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters said in a news release Monday that they've given the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 30 more days to respond to their petition. The extension creates time for the DNR ...

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ASA supports continued registration for chlorpyrifos - High Plains Journal

PAN in the News - Jan 13, 2016

ASA supports continued registration for chlorpyrifos
High Plains Journal
The petition was originally filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. They questioned the EPA's new methodologies for evaluating the pesticide that went into the reregistration process and particularly ...

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Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to ... - Perham Focus

PAN in the News - Jan 13, 2016

Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to ...
Perham Focus
The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters said in a news release Monday that they've given the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 30 more days to respond to their petition. The extension creates time for the DNR ...

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Additional Speakers Confirmed for Food Justice Summit - Maui Now

PAN in the News - Jan 13, 2016

Maui Now

Additional Speakers Confirmed for Food Justice Summit
Maui Now
In addition to its five international speakers, local experts in global food justice, environment, human rights, GMOs and pesticide issues will also participate in Hawai'i Alliance for Progressive Action and Pesticide Action Network North America's ...

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Pesticide Action Network to begin - Thegardenisland.com

PAN in the News - Jan 12, 2016

Pesticide Action Network to begin
Thegardenisland.com
LIHUE — Speakers in global food justice, environment, human rights, GMOs and pesticide issues from Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe and Hawaii will participate at Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action and Pesticide Action Network North America's ...

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Big Island International Food Justice Summit Slated - Big Island Now

PAN in the News - Jan 11, 2016

Big Island Now

Big Island International Food Justice Summit Slated
Big Island Now
Hawai'i Alliance for Progressive Action, along with Pesticide Action Network North America, will host “Challenging Global Impacts of the Agrochemical Industry: 2016 Food Justice Summit” between Jan. 15 and Jan. 20, with a Big Island Specific summit on Jan.

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Pesticide Action Network: Anti-chemical group rejects most modern farm technology - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Jan 5, 2016

Genetic Literacy Project

Pesticide Action Network: Anti-chemical group rejects most modern farm technology
Genetic Literacy Project
Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America), founded in 1984 in Oakland, California, is part of an international coalition of around 600 NGOs, citizens' groups, and individuals in about 90 countries. Like most anti-chemical organizations ...

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