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New Year for trees: Savor fruits of the earth, consider their journey - Jewish Journal

Jan 27, 2015

Jewish Journal

New Year for trees: Savor fruits of the earth, consider their journey
Jewish Journal
The California strawberry industry includes 30,000 workers, many of whom are women and children, and their bodies are often exposed to pesticides in the fields. According to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), anywhere from 50 to 400 pounds of ...

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New Year for trees: Savor fruits of the earth, consider their journey - Jewish Journal

Jan 27, 2015

Jewish Journal

New Year for trees: Savor fruits of the earth, consider their journey
Jewish Journal
The California strawberry industry includes 30,000 workers, many of whom are women and children, and their bodies are often exposed to pesticides in the fields. According to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), anywhere from 50 to 400 pounds of ...

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EPA Responds to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Relating to Chlorpyrifos - JD Supra (press release)

Jan 27, 2015

EPA Responds to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Relating to Chlorpyrifos
JD Supra (press release)
Along with the release of the revised human health risk assessment for chlorpyrifos, in late December 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a Response to the Petition for a Writ of Mandamus that the Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Greens Fight California Pesticide Spraying - Courthouse News Service

Jan 27, 2015

Greens Fight California Pesticide Spraying
Courthouse News Service
Here are the plaintiffs: Environmental Working Group; City of Berkeley, Center For Food Safety; Pesticide Action Network North America; Beyond Pesticides; California Environmental Health Initiative; Environmental Action Committee of West Marin; Safe ...

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Study: California Pesticde Assements Thorough, Slow - Valley Public Radio

Jan 23, 2015

Study: California Pesticde Assements Thorough, Slow
Valley Public Radio
The National Academy of Sciences released a report today on how the California Department of Pesticide Regulation assesses the safety of pesticides. It found that DPR assessments are thorough, but not very timely. It typically takes six to ten years.

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ... - Environmental Working Group

Jan 23, 2015

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Environmental Working Group
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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California Plan Violates Protections from Pesticide Spraying, According to Lawsuit - eNews Park Forest

Jan 23, 2015

California Plan Violates Protections from Pesticide Spraying, According to Lawsuit
eNews Park Forest
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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Study: Department Of Pesticide Regulation Assessments Thorough But Slow - Capital Public Radio News

Jan 23, 2015

Study: Department Of Pesticide Regulation Assessments Thorough But Slow
Capital Public Radio News
Paul Tower with the Pesticide Action Network says the report confirms concerns the group has raised over the years. “Over the past several years the Department has actually done risk assessments on pesticides that are no longer used, or rarely used ...

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STILL LIFE WITH FOOD: The true cost of cheap food - Frederick News Post (subscription)

Jan 22, 2015

STILL LIFE WITH FOOD: The true cost of cheap food
Frederick News Post (subscription)
According to the Pesticide Action Network, today, over 90 percent of U.S. farmers are forced to rely on off-farm income. In 1930, that number was 30 percent. Other serious hazards common to workers on industrial farms are pesticide exposure and ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ... - Bay Area Indymedia

Jan 22, 2015

Bay Area Indymedia

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Jan 22, 2015

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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Industry has growing pains - Agri News

Jan 22, 2015

Agri News

Industry has growing pains
Agri News
Other proactive measure could include getting involved with the Pesticide Action Network or getting one of the organization's Drift Catchers. If a pesticide incident occurs, Heyman and Jambor-Delgado recommend calling the Minnesota Department of ...

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Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa - Sioux City Journal

Jan 22, 2015

DesMoinesRegister.com

Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa
Sioux City Journal
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the ...
Farm group calls for increased pesticide protectionsDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Responsewhotv.com
Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ...Radio Iowa
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
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Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Response - whotv.com

Jan 21, 2015

DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Response
whotv.com
DES MOINES, Iowa – Members of the Iowa Farmers Union and the Pesticide Action Network are calling on the Iowa Department of Agriculture to reform its reporting and response process for farmers who experience losses from pesticide drift. Pesticide drift ...
Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in IowaSioux City Journal
Farm group calls for increased pesticide protectionsDesMoinesRegister.com
Pesticide drift process improvements called forWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Radio Iowa
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Capitol Digest - Mason City Globe Gazette

Jan 21, 2015

Capitol Digest
Mason City Globe Gazette
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to ...

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Capitol Digest: Pesticide drift process improvements sought - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Jan 21, 2015

Capitol Digest: Pesticide drift process improvements sought
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES | The Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network on Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the reporting and response process and increase penalties for damages caused by pesticide ...

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Pesticide drift process improvements called for - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Jan 21, 2015

Pesticide drift process improvements called for
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES | The Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network on Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the reporting and response process and increase penalties for damages caused by pesticide ...

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DIGEST: Iowa Farmers Union calls for tougher rules on pesticide drift - Sioux City Journal

Jan 20, 2015

DIGEST: Iowa Farmers Union calls for tougher rules on pesticide drift
Sioux City Journal
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to ...

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Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa - Quad City Times

Jan 20, 2015

Iowa Public Radio

Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa
Quad City Times
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the ...
Pesticide drift process improvements called forWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Farm group calls for increased pesticide protectionsDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ...Radio Iowa

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Farm group calls for increased pesticide protections - DesMoinesRegister.com

Jan 20, 2015

DesMoinesRegister.com

Farm group calls for increased pesticide protections
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Iowa Farmers Union said Tuesday it wants greater state protections from pesticide drift, which can financially harm organic growers, vegetable producers and beekeepers, including increased fines and potentially, criminal prosecution for repeat ...
Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in IowaSioux City Journal
Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Responsewhotv.com
Capitol Digest: Pesticide drift process improvements soughtWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Radio Iowa
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