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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of controversial herbicide dicamba - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of controversial herbicide dicamba
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. “A drift-prone herbicide ...

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Farmers Shouldn't Have to Die Before the Government Addresses Rampant Pesticide Misuse - The Wire

PAN in the News - Oct 15, 2017

The Wire

Farmers Shouldn't Have to Die Before the Government Addresses Rampant Pesticide Misuse
The Wire
As part of a soon-to-be-released study conducted in 2017 in several Indian states by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India, the Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD) undertook a qualitative study of pesticide use by 25 farmers in Bero ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - WIAT 42

PAN in the News - Oct 15, 2017

WIAT 42

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
WIAT 42
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. “A drift-prone herbicide ...

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House Dems Accuse Pruitt, Trump of Catering to Big Ag on Pesticide - PJ Media

PAN in the News - Oct 14, 2017

PJ Media

House Dems Accuse Pruitt, Trump of Catering to Big Ag on Pesticide
PJ Media
The Obama administration in 2015 moved to eliminate use of chlorpyrifos after fielding a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. In November 2016, EPA scientists concluded in a risk assessment ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - Times Record

PAN in the News - Oct 14, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
Times Record
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. “A drift-prone herbicide ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits on dicamba use - DesMoinesRegister.com

PAN in the News - Oct 13, 2017

DesMoinesRegister.com

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits on dicamba use
DesMoinesRegister.com
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. "A drift-prone herbicide ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - San Francisco Chronicle

PAN in the News - Oct 13, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
San Francisco Chronicle
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. "A drift-prone herbicide ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - Palm Beach Post

PAN in the News - Oct 13, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
Palm Beach Post
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. "A drift-prone herbicide ...

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Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4. - WPXI Pittsburgh

PAN in the News - Oct 13, 2017

Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4.
WPXI Pittsburgh
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. "A drift-prone herbicide ...

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Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Oct 12, 2017

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Oct 12, 2017

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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President Trump pitches tax overhaul plan in Harrisburg - WPXI Pittsburgh

PAN in the News - Oct 11, 2017

WPXI Pittsburgh

President Trump pitches tax overhaul plan in Harrisburg
WPXI Pittsburgh
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. "A drift-prone herbicide ...

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Is cotton conquering its chemical addiction? - just-style.com

PAN in the News - Oct 11, 2017

just-style.com

Is cotton conquering its chemical addiction?
just-style.com
"This report shines a light on pesticide use in cotton farming," says Keith Tyrell, director of Pesticide Action Network UK. "The good news is that pesticide use has declined since the record highs of the 1980s, but cotton is still one of the heaviest ...

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New report shines light on pesticide use in cotton - Ecotextile News

PAN in the News - Oct 11, 2017

Ecotextile News

New report shines light on pesticide use in cotton
Ecotextile News
LONDON – Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) has published a report into the current rate of pesticide use in cotton. With support from the C&A Foundation, PAN UK says, while pesticide use patterns have changed from more toxic pesticides to selective, ...

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Farmworkers Want Pesticide Banned in Calif. After Trump EPA Refuses - KQED

PAN in the News - Oct 9, 2017

KQED

Farmworkers Want Pesticide Banned in Calif. After Trump EPA Refuses
KQED
Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network. At high doses, nerve agents like chlorpyrifos cause symptoms like headaches, nausea, dizziness and disorientation. If larger doses are ingested, it can lead to vomiting, stomachaches, diarrhea and even death. The ...

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Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more - Shore News Today

Honey Bee Haven news - Oct 6, 2017

Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more
Shore News Today
Attractions include a Wildlife Carousel; 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 exhibit and more.

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Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more - Press of Atlantic City

Honey Bee Haven news - Oct 6, 2017

Press of Atlantic City

Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more
Press of Atlantic City
Attractions include a Wildlife Carousel; 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 exhibit and more.

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New UC Davis demonstration gardens provide pollinator habitat - Davis Enterprise

Honey Bee Haven news - Oct 5, 2017

Davis Enterprise

New UC Davis demonstration gardens provide pollinator habitat
Davis Enterprise
“I started monitoring bees a year prior to the planting of the campus' Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven,” Thorp says. “When the first plants went into the garden in September 2009, there were 40 species of bees in the area. After five years of monitoring ...

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Target shoots for 100% sustainable cotton by 2022 - edie.net

PAN in the News - Oct 5, 2017

edie.net

Target shoots for 100% sustainable cotton by 2022
edie.net
The commitment arrives just days after a report from WWF, Pesticide Action Network an Solidaridad found that major brands are failing to make sufficient progress on sourcing sustainable cotton. While proportionately more companies have sourcing ...

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MEPs block Commission from widening endocrine disruptor definition - FoodNavigator.com

PAN in the News - Oct 4, 2017

FoodNavigator.com

MEPs block Commission from widening endocrine disruptor definition
FoodNavigator.com
Environmental Scientist at Pesticide Action Network (PAN), Angeliki Lyssimachou, said the vote was an example of "true democracy in action​". The result of the vote was also welcomed by pan-EU consumer group BEUC which said the Commission's "unfit ...

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