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EPA considering limits for widely used insecticide - Agri-Pulse

Aug 12, 2015

The Hill

EPA considering limits for widely used insecticide
Agri-Pulse
Margaret Reeves, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network, said “EPA can't kick the can down the road any longer,” as a result of the court ruling. In a status report last month for the court, the agency said it would publish a proposed rule to ban ...
Court tells EPA it's done "too little, too late" on toxic pesticide and orders ...Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
Court accuses EPA of 'filibustering' on pesticide safetyThe Hill
Ninth Circuit directs EPA to act on petitionLexology (registration)
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Monsanto's Biggest Selling Herbicide Is 'Probably Carcinogenic,' Says World ... - VICE News

Aug 11, 2015

VICE News

Monsanto's Biggest Selling Herbicide Is 'Probably Carcinogenic,' Says World ...
VICE News
"We see this as a very loud wakeup call to our country and especially our public agencies," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, told VICE News. "Now is really the time to shift away from our kind of addiction to ...

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Roundup Is the Most Used Herbicide in the US and It's 'Probably Carcinogenic' - VICE News

Aug 11, 2015

VICE News

Roundup Is the Most Used Herbicide in the US and It's 'Probably Carcinogenic'
VICE News
"We see this as a very loud wakeup call to our country and especially our public agencies," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, told VICE News. "Now is really the time to shift away from our kind of addiction to ...

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9th Circuit orders EPA to act on neurotoxin ban - Reuters

Aug 11, 2015

9th Circuit orders EPA to act on neurotoxin ban
Reuters
Monday's ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was welcome news to Patti Goldman of Seattle-based Earthjustice, which is representing the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council in the mandamus ...

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Court tells EPA it's done "too little, too late" on toxic pesticide and orders ... - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Aug 10, 2015

The Hill

Court tells EPA it's done "too little, too late" on toxic pesticide and orders ...
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
In June 2015, a coalition of groups including NRDC and Pesticide Action Network took the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to court because of their almost decade-long inaction on our petition to ban the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos. Today, the ...
Court accuses EPA of 'filibustering' on pesticide safetyThe Hill
EPA considering limits for widely used insecticideAgri-Pulse
Appellate court blasts EPA for foot-dragging on pesticide banCentral Valley Business Times
Lexology (registration) -eNews Park Forest
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Courtroom cupid tramples constitution - Talk Radio News Service

Aug 10, 2015

Courtroom cupid tramples constitution
Talk Radio News Service
“This delay is egregious,” the appeals court said of EPA's response to the petition filed by Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Instead of a response, the petition has received “a litany of partial status reports ...

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9th Circ. Slams EPA For Skirting Pesticide Ban Request - Law360 (subscription)

Aug 10, 2015

The Hill

9th Circ. Slams EPA For Skirting Pesticide Ban Request
Law360 (subscription)
The Ninth Circuit panel granted a petition for writ of mandamus sought by the Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council in regard to the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which the groups claim is harmful to human health.
Court tells EPA it's done "too little, too late" on toxic pesticide and orders ...Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
Court accuses EPA of 'filibustering' on pesticide safetyThe Hill
Appellate court blasts EPA for foot-dragging on pesticide banCentral Valley Business Times
Agri-Pulse -eNews Park Forest -Lexology (registration)
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9th Circ. Knocks EPA For Skirting Pesticide Ban Request - Law360 (subscription)

Aug 10, 2015

9th Circ. Knocks EPA For Skirting Pesticide Ban Request
Law360 (subscription)
The Ninth Circuit panel granted a petition for writ of mandamus sought by the Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council in regard to the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which the groups claim is harmful to human health.

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Appellate court blasts EPA for foot-dragging on pesticide ban - Central Valley Business Times

Aug 10, 2015

Wall Street Journal

Appellate court blasts EPA for foot-dragging on pesticide ban
Central Valley Business Times
In 2007, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a petition asking EPA to ban all uses of chlorpyrifos to give the same protection to rural children exposed through pesticide drift. PAN and NRDC provided ...
9th Circ. Knocks EPA For Skirting Pesticide Ban RequestLaw360 (subscription)
Court orders EPA to act on chlorpyrifosAgri-Pulse

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EFSA loses right to keep experts secret - NutraIngredients.com

Aug 10, 2015

NutraIngredients.com

EFSA loses right to keep experts secret
NutraIngredients.com
The case, lodged by NGO Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and environmental activist law firm ClientEarth, overturned a September 2013 ruling by the EU General Court and annulled a December 2011 decision by EFSA to keep the names of expert ...

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EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Pesticide Applicators - KMUW

Aug 7, 2015

KMUW

EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Pesticide Applicators
KMUW
Margaret Reeves with the Pesticide Action Network says the proposed guidelines will guard public and environmental health, and will largely protect farmworkers tending to specialty crops. “Improving the process for those who apply pesticides will have ...
EPA Proposes Stronger Rules for Pesticide ApplicatorsIowa Public Radio

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Environmental Groups Continue Their Harassment Of Scientists - Science 2.0

Aug 6, 2015

Science 2.0

Environmental Groups Continue Their Harassment Of Scientists
Science 2.0
US Right to Know of Oakland, California, is using Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to suppress and harass scientists and imply they have unethical links to the agricultural biotechnology industry - in short, the group insists scientists are ...

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