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California's revised draft rule on pesticide use near schools is a bit softer - Los Angeles Times

Mar 16, 2017

Los Angeles Times

California's revised draft rule on pesticide use near schools is a bit softer
Los Angeles Times
Paul Towers, spokesman for environmental advocacy group Pesticide Action Network North America, said in an email that the proposed rule provides only “part-time protections” to students and that it does not provide “meaningful notification about when ...

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Minnesota lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides - Crookston Daily Times

Mar 15, 2017

Minnesota lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides
Crookston Daily Times
Paul Anderson says the agricultural community is concerned because the insecticide is necessary for raising corn. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan calls the decision to remove that authority disappointing. He says inaction means the ...

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Attempt rejected to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators - Albert Lea Tribune

Mar 15, 2017

Albert Lea Tribune

Attempt rejected to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators
Albert Lea Tribune
Environmental groups, beekeepers and some farmers supported the treated seed legislation. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan called it a missed opportunity to help pollinators. “Seed treatments are the most common use of neonicotinoids in our ...
Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinatorsMinnesota Public Radio News
MN lawmakers block state from regulating insecticidesKFGO

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Around the state: Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides - Post-Bulletin

Mar 15, 2017

Post-Bulletin

Around the state: Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides
Post-Bulletin
Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan called the decision to remove that authority disappointing. He said inaction means the pollinator decline will continue to worsen. Burglar sentenced for hitting theatergoers' homes. MINNEAPOLIS — A judge ...

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Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides - Wahpeton Daily News

Mar 15, 2017

Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides
Wahpeton Daily News
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers have stripped out legislation meant to help reduce the use of insecticides harmful to bees. The fight over neonicotinoid insecticide has become a major environmental effort as bee populations decline in ...

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European Chemicals Agency rules glyphosate is non-carcinogenic - FG Insight

Mar 15, 2017

European Chemicals Agency rules glyphosate is non-carcinogenic
FG Insight
A group of environmental charities, including Greenpeace and the Pesticide Action Network, have attempted to bring the ECHA's ruling into disrepute by claiming certain members of the risk assessment committee who made the decision have conflicts of ...

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Lawmakers block MN from regulating bee-harming insecticides - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Mar 14, 2017

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Lawmakers block MN from regulating bee-harming insecticides
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Paul Anderson said the agricultural community is concerned because the insecticide is necessary for raising corn. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan called the decision to remove that authority disappointing. He said inaction means the ...
Lawmakers Block State From Regulating Insecticides | Minnesota ...U.S. News & World Report
KEYC - Lawmakers Block State From Regulating InsecticidesKEYC

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Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators - The Courier Life News

Mar 14, 2017

Minnesota Public Radio News

Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators
The Courier Life News
Environmental groups, beekeepers and some farmers supported the treated seed legislation. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan called it a missed opportunity to help pollinators. "Seed treatments are the most common use of neonicotinoids in our ...
Lawmakers Block State from Regulating InsecticidesFOX 21 Online

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Lack Of Regulation Bad For Bees, Officials Say - KNSI Radio

Mar 14, 2017

Lack Of Regulation Bad For Bees, Officials Say
KNSI Radio
Committees in the Republican-controlled House and Senate recently stripped that authority from a bill. Rep. Paul Anderson says the agricultural community is concerned because the insecticide is necessary for raising corn. Pesticide Action Network ...

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Lawmakers Block State from Regulating Insecticides - KSTP.com

Mar 14, 2017

Lawmakers Block State from Regulating Insecticides
KSTP.com
Minnesota lawmakers have stripped out legislation meant to help reduce the use of insecticides harmful to bees. The fight over neonicotinoid insecticide has become a major environmental effort as bee populations decline in Minnesota and across the nation.

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KEYC - Lawmakers Block State From Regulating Insecticides - KEYC

Mar 14, 2017

KEYC

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Paul Anderson says the agricultural community is concerned because the insecticide is necessary for raising corn. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan calls the decision disappointing. He says inaction means the pollinator decline will continue ...
Lawmakers Block State From Regulating InsecticidesU.S. News & World Report

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Lawmakers Block State From Regulating Insecticides - U.S. News & World Report

Mar 14, 2017

U.S. News & World Report

Lawmakers Block State From Regulating Insecticides
U.S. News & World Report
Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan calls the decision to remove that authority disappointing. He says inaction means the pollinator decline will continue to worsen. ___. Information from: Minnesota Public Radio News, http://www.mprnews.org.

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Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides - WRAL.com

Mar 14, 2017

Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides
WRAL.com
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers have stripped out legislation meant to help reduce the use of insecticides harmful to bees. The fight over neonicotinoid insecticide has become a major environmental effort as bee populations decline in Minnesota ...

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UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased - Genetic Literacy Project

Mar 14, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased
Genetic Literacy Project
In fact, they source many activist organisations who clearly have an agenda to fight against pesticides: Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, Friends of the Earth, and Greenpeace. They also cite blog articles, books, and several pieces of ...

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Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators - Minnesota Public Radio News

Mar 14, 2017

Minnesota Public Radio News

Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators
Minnesota Public Radio News
... of Agriculture's enforcement of pesticide label requirements. Environmental groups, beekeepers and some farmers supported the treated seed legislation. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan called it a missed opportunity to help pollinators.

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Did UN human rights committee rely on opinion, instead of evidence, in report critical of pesticides? - Genetic Literacy Project

Mar 14, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Did UN human rights committee rely on opinion, instead of evidence, in report critical of pesticides?
Genetic Literacy Project
In fact, they source many activist organisations who clearly have an agenda to fight against pesticides: Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, Friends of the Earth, and Greenpeace. They also cite blog articles, books, and several pieces of ...

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Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study - FoodNavigator.com

Mar 13, 2017

FoodNavigator.com

Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study
FoodNavigator.com
Hans Muillmen of the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) however, told FoodNavigator that this does not cover the whole picture. “Food from industrial agriculture contains numerous pesticide residues. Consumers eat dozens of pesticides on a daily basis and ...

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Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study - FoodQualityNews.com

Mar 13, 2017

Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study
FoodQualityNews.com
Hans Muillmen of the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) however, told FoodNavigator that this does not cover the whole picture. “Food from industrial agriculture contains numerous pesticide residues. Consumers eat dozens of pesticides on a daily basis and ...

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Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals - KDRTV

Mar 12, 2017

KDRTV

Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals
KDRTV
Pesticide Action Network, a non-profit organisation, recently estimated that a million to 41 million people are affected annually by short and long-term pesticide exposure with children most vulnerable as their organs are still developing and owing to ...

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Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals - Daily Nation

Mar 12, 2017

Daily Nation

Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals
Daily Nation
Pesticide Action Network, a non-profit organisation, recently estimated that a million to 41 million people are affected annually by short and long-term pesticide exposure with children most vulnerable as their organs are still developing and owing to ...

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