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California proposes pesticide buffer zones around schools and day cares - Los Angeles Times

PAN in the News - Sep 29, 2016

Los Angeles Times

California proposes pesticide buffer zones around schools and day cares
Los Angeles Times
Paul Towers, a spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network of North America, said the rules give a “false sense of security” to the predominantly Latino families that are “nearly twice as likely as their white counterparts to attend schools near ...
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Bayer Makes Deal With GMO Giant Monsanto - PR Watch

PAN in the News - Sep 29, 2016

PR Watch

Bayer Makes Deal With GMO Giant Monsanto
PR Watch
An Oregonian who leads a group with ties to Monsanto claimed he authored the bill, but as Lisa Arkin of the Pesticide Action Network North America noted both the Oregon bill and the ALEC bill share the same name and have the same core operative ...

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Police took over 1 hour to respond, about 1 minute to shoot - WPXI Pittsburgh

PAN in the News - Sep 29, 2016

WPXI Pittsburgh

Police took over 1 hour to respond, about 1 minute to shoot
WPXI Pittsburgh
The proposal should be more rigorous, said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, which advocates for stricter protections from the chemicals used on food. Officials should prohibit farmers from spraying pesticides within 1 mile of ...

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APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools - WMC Action News 5

PAN in the News - Sep 29, 2016

APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
WMC Action News 5
The proposal should be more rigorous, said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, which advocates for stricter protections from the chemicals used on food. Officials should prohibit farmers from spraying pesticides within 1 mile of ...

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APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools - Daily Journal

PAN in the News - Sep 29, 2016

APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
Daily Journal
The proposal should be more rigorous, said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, which advocates for stricter protections from the chemicals used on food. Officials should prohibit farmers from spraying pesticides within 1 mile of ...

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In California's farm belt, 'pesticide drift' has residents worried about their health - CBC.ca

PAN in the News - Sep 28, 2016

CBC.ca

In California's farm belt, 'pesticide drift' has residents worried about their health
CBC.ca
Four-year-old Roberto Diaz is a round little fellow who strides confidently out into the yard. It's early, before most daycares would open. However this one in Courtland — 35 kilometres north of Sacramento in California's agricultural heartland — is ...

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Bayer-Monsanto Merger a '5-Alarm Threat to Our Food Supply' - EcoWatch

PAN in the News - Sep 23, 2016

EcoWatch

Bayer-Monsanto Merger a '5-Alarm Threat to Our Food Supply'
EcoWatch
It's been about a week since Monsanto and Bayer confirmed their intention to say "I do"—ample time for media, lawmakers, consumer and farmer advocacy groups, and of course the happy couple themselves, to weigh in on the pros and cons. Reactions ...

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Pesticide Action Network presentation Sept. 26 in Ponsford - INFORUM

PAN in the News - Sep 23, 2016

Pesticide Action Network presentation Sept. 26 in Ponsford
INFORUM
PONSFORD, MINN.—A presentation by Pesticide Action Network scientist Emily Marquez is scheduled at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at Pine Point School, 48075 Powwow Highway, Ponsford. The presentation will follow a dinner that begins at 5:30 p.m..

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Over 700000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Sep 22, 2016

Bay Area Indymedia

Over 700000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers
Bay Area Indymedia
The organizations joining the call to block these mega-mergers include SumofUs, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Organic Seed Alliance, Rural Advancement Foundation International ...

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Over 700000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Sep 22, 2016

Over 700000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers
Bay Area Indymedia
The organizations joining the call to block these mega-mergers include SumofUs, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Organic Seed Alliance, Rural Advancement Foundation International ...

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Over 700000 People Urge DOJ to Reject Biotech Mega-Mergers - Common Dreams (press release)

PAN in the News - Sep 20, 2016

Over 700000 People Urge DOJ to Reject Biotech Mega-Mergers
Common Dreams (press release)
The petitions signed by over 700,000 people were delivered by nine consumer advocacy and environmental groups—including Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth, and Center for Food Safety, among others—as ...

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Over 700000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers - Common Dreams (press release)

PAN in the News - Sep 20, 2016

Over 700000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers
Common Dreams (press release)
The organizations joining the call to block these mega-mergers include SumofUs, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Organic Seed Alliance, Rural Advancement Foundation International ...

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What's the Real Risk of Monsanto's Controversial Weed Killer? - TakePart

PAN in the News - Sep 19, 2016

TakePart

What's the Real Risk of Monsanto's Controversial Weed Killer?
TakePart
As Paul Towers of the Pesticide Action Network told TakePart in May, there may be health concerns, “but I think the bigger problem—and potential solution—lies with the USDA supporting a better agricultural system that doesn't rely on these chemicals.

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What's the Real Risk of Monsanto's Controversial Weed Killer? - Yahoo Finance

PAN in the News - Sep 19, 2016

What's the Real Risk of Monsanto's Controversial Weed Killer?
Yahoo Finance
As Paul Towers of the Pesticide Action Network told TakePart in May, there may be health concerns, “but I think the bigger problem—and potential solution—lies with the USDA supporting a better agricultural system that doesn't rely on these chemicals.

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What's the Real Risk of Monsanto's Controversial Weed Killer? - Yahoo News

PAN in the News - Sep 19, 2016

What's the Real Risk of Monsanto's Controversial Weed Killer?
Yahoo News
As Paul Towers of the Pesticide Action Network told TakePart in May, there may be health concerns, “but I think the bigger problem—and potential solution—lies with the USDA supporting a better agricultural system that doesn't rely on these chemicals.

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Bayer Seeks to Offset Rules -- WSJ - Nasdaq

PAN in the News - Sep 18, 2016

Bayer Seeks to Offset Rules -- WSJ
Nasdaq
The pesticide industry "has been deceiving the public for years that these poisonous chemicals are 'safe'," said Angeliki Lysimachou, an environmental scientist at the European division of the Pesticide Action Network, in an email. " The bigger the ...

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Bayer's Monsanto Purchase Could Offset European Regulatory Concerns - Nasdaq

PAN in the News - Sep 18, 2016

Bayer's Monsanto Purchase Could Offset European Regulatory Concerns
Nasdaq
The pesticide industry "has been deceiving the public for years that these poisonous chemicals are 'safe'," said Angeliki Lysimachou, an environmental scientist at the European division of the Pesticide Action Network, in an email. " The bigger the ...

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Bayer's Monsanto Purchase Could Offset European Regulatory Concerns - Wall Street Journal

PAN in the News - Sep 18, 2016

Wall Street Journal

Bayer's Monsanto Purchase Could Offset European Regulatory Concerns
Wall Street Journal
The pesticide industry “has been deceiving the public for years that these poisonous chemicals are 'safe',” said Angeliki Lysimachou, an environmental scientist at the European division of the Pesticide Action Network, in an email. “The bigger the ...

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Drifting pesticides put neighboring farms at risk - Burlington Hawk Eye

PAN in the News - Sep 18, 2016

Drifting pesticides put neighboring farms at risk
Burlington Hawk Eye
Linda Wells, the Midwest director of organizing for the Pesticide Action Network, was glad to hear about the faster turnaround times and, if the department is committed to consistently providing the faster returns, that's a win. “It will make a ...

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Drifting pesticides put neighboring farms at risk - DesMoinesRegister.com

PAN in the News - Sep 17, 2016

Drifting pesticides put neighboring farms at risk
DesMoinesRegister.com
Linda Wells, the Midwest director of organizing for the Pesticide Action Network, said that she was glad to hear about the faster turnaround times and that, if the department is committed to consistently providing the faster returns, that's a win. “It ...

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