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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Met With Dow CEO Just Before Killing Effort to Ban Toxic Pesticide - Common Dreams

13 hours 47 min ago

The Hill

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Met With Dow CEO Just Before Killing Effort to Ban Toxic Pesticide
Common Dreams
That's just three weeks before he denied a petition from two environmental groups, initiated a decade ago, calling for a total ban on the harmful pesticide—a decision, wrote Kristin Schafer, program and policy director at Pesticide Action Network ...
EPA chief met with Dow Chemical CEO before deciding not to ban ...Los Angeles Times
Trump's EPA chief met with chemical CEO before dropping pesticide ban: reportThe Hill
EPA Head Met With CEO of Dow Before Rejecting Ban on Dow's Toxic PesticideGizmodo
HuffPost -WHSV -Opposing Views
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New guide presents positive impacts of organic cotton - Innovation in Textiles

15 hours 33 min ago

Innovation in Textiles

New guide presents positive impacts of organic cotton
Innovation in Textiles
Organic cotton is grown without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides or fertilizers while chemical cotton is dependent on both. According to the Pesticide Action Network UK, cotton crops cover 2.4% of the world's cultivated land but use 6% of the ...

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New guide presents positive impacts of organic cotton - Innovation in Textiles

15 hours 37 min ago

Innovation in Textiles

New guide presents positive impacts of organic cotton
Innovation in Textiles
Organic cotton is grown without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides or fertilizers while chemical cotton is dependent on both. According to the Pesticide Action Network UK, cotton crops cover 2.4% of the world's cultivated land but use 6% of the ...

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EPA chief Pruitt met with Dow Chemical CEO before decision on pesticide ban - Omaha World-Herald

Jun 27, 2017

Omaha World-Herald

EPA chief Pruitt met with Dow Chemical CEO before decision on pesticide ban
Omaha World-Herald
In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. A risk assessment memo issued in November by nine EPA ...
Trump's EPA chief met with chemical CEO before dropping pesticide ban: reportThe Hill
EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Met With Dow CEO Just Before Killing Effort to Ban Toxic PesticideCommon Dreams
EPA Head Met With CEO of Dow Before Rejecting Ban on Dow's Toxic PesticideGizmodo
HuffPost -Opposing Views -AP News
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Trump's EPA chief met with chemical CEO before dropping pesticide ban: report - The Hill

Jun 27, 2017

The Hill

Trump's EPA chief met with chemical CEO before dropping pesticide ban: report
The Hill
The Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resource Defense Council both sued the EPA days after Pruitt's decision. “President Trump and his EPA flouted court orders and EPA's scientific findings that chlorpyrifos puts children, farmworkers, their ...

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EPA chief met with Dow Chemical CEO before deciding not to ban toxic pesticide - Los Angeles Times

Jun 27, 2017

Los Angeles Times

EPA chief met with Dow Chemical CEO before deciding not to ban toxic pesticide
Los Angeles Times
In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. A risk assessment memo issued in November by nine EPA ...

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EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban - San Francisco Chronicle

Jun 27, 2017

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban
San Francisco Chronicle
In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. A risk assessment memo issued in November by nine EPA ...

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EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban - Fox Business

Jun 27, 2017

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban
Fox Business
In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. A risk assessment memo issued in November by nine EPA ...

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EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Jun 27, 2017

Minneapolis Star Tribune

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. A risk assessment memo issued in November by nine EPA ...

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French Prime Minister Retains Bee-Toxic Neonicotinoid Pesticide Ban - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Jun 26, 2017

French Prime Minister Retains Bee-Toxic Neonicotinoid Pesticide Ban
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
According to PAN (Pesticide Action Network) Europe, the information provided by Syngenta was not sufficient to improve the risk assessment and the majority of the risks could not be characterized, and EFSA concluded 'high risk cannot be excluded.

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The Dangerous Chemical You May Consume Every Day - Men's Journal

Jun 26, 2017

Men's Journal

The Dangerous Chemical You May Consume Every Day
Men's Journal
This decision has stoked ire among scientists, medical professionals, environmentalists, and everyday consumers concerned about dangerous chemicals on their dinner tables. In April, NRDC and Pesticide Action Network sued the EPA, asking a U.S. district ...

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Spotlight: Make Peoria a bee haven - Peoria Journal Star

Jun 23, 2017

Peoria Journal Star

Spotlight: Make Peoria a bee haven
Peoria Journal Star
Do your own research at websites such as Beyond Pesticides, Pesticide Action Network, and the Pollinator Partnership. Beneficial pollinators are what make this world flourish with foods and flowers of every color. What would the world be without ...

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What You Wear Matters! Quick Guide to Organic Cotton - CSRwire.com (press release)

Jun 23, 2017

CSRwire.com (press release)

What You Wear Matters! Quick Guide to Organic Cotton
CSRwire.com (press release)
According to the Pesticide Action Network UK, “cotton crops cover 2.4% of the world's cultivated land but use 6% of the world's pesticides, more than any other single major crop.” There is an overwhelming body of research showing higher incidents of ...

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Opinion: Activists—not biotech companies—responsible for public backlash against GMOs - Genetic Literacy Project

Jun 22, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Opinion: Activists—not biotech companies—responsible for public backlash against GMOs
Genetic Literacy Project
Dewey makes absolutely no mention of how Jeremy Rifkin, Greenpeace, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and other individuals and groups have carefully, deliberately and relentlessly waged a fear-mongering campaign intended to sow ...

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Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides - The Guardian

Jun 21, 2017

The Guardian

Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides
The Guardian
Martin Dermine, from Pesticide Action Network Europe, said Girling's arguments against the full ban were no different to those put forward by the pesticide manufacturers: “Such a similarity between an MEP's work and the industry's arguments is shocking.

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Environmental group calls for air monitoring near Inverness golf resort - Cape Breton Post

Jun 19, 2017

Cape Breton Post

Environmental group calls for air monitoring near Inverness golf resort
Cape Breton Post
Livingston said the Pesticide Action Network, an international coalition that fights the use of pesticides, has told the Margaree Environmental Association it has scientific instruments called drift catchers to monitor pesticide flow in the air. He ...

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EPA Sued for Delaying Worker Protection Rule Changes - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Jun 18, 2017

E&E News

EPA Sued for Delaying Worker Protection Rule Changes
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Farmworker Association of Florida, United Farm Workers, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation and Pesticide Action Network North America. Industry critics believe the ...
Delayed EPA Rules for Handling Toxic Pesticides Drives SuitCourthouse News Service
Farmworkers, greens sue EPA over rule delayE&E News
US Environmental Agency Sued Over Continued Use of Deadly Dow PesticidesteleSUR English

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Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei - New Zealand Herald

Jun 16, 2017

Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei
New Zealand Herald
Waiheke Island resident Dr Watts is the co-ordinator of Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa New Zealand and senior science consultant to Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, author of several studies and an adviser to government agencies and ...

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Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei - New Zealand Herald

Jun 16, 2017

Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei
New Zealand Herald
Waiheke Island resident Dr Watts is the co-ordinator of Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa New Zealand and senior science consultant to Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, author of several studies and an adviser to government agencies and ...

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EU Commission Champions the Plight of Bees - EU News, Business, Tech, Economy and more (blog)

Jun 15, 2017

EU News, Business, Tech, Economy and more (blog)

EU Commission Champions the Plight of Bees
EU News, Business, Tech, Economy and more (blog)
The Pesticide Action Network Europe have stated that the levels of chemical toxicity in insecticides is extremely high, and that scientific studies have clearly demonstrated that insecticides are toxic and harmful to bees. The United Nations food and ...

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