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The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As ... - Care2.com

Aug 19, 2014

Care2.com

The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As ...
Care2.com
Tests conducted by the Pesticide Action Network found the problem to be common—74% of tested conventional lettuce and 70% of broccoli, for example, had internal residues. Systemics were also found inside treated potatoes, strawberries, sweet peppers, ...

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More Than 200000 People Call for Stronger Workplace Protections for ... - eNews Park Forest

Aug 19, 2014

More Than 200000 People Call for Stronger Workplace Protections for ...
eNews Park Forest
Some 200,000 petition signatures were collected by Earthjustice, Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Migrant Clinicians Network, Pesticide Action Network North America, United Farm ...

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District court dismisses multiple claims in ESA “mega” suit - agprofessional.com

Aug 19, 2014

District court dismisses multiple claims in ESA “mega” suit
agprofessional.com
CropLife America (CLA) is pleased that U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero dismissed the vast majority of the plaintiffs' claims in their third attempt at a complaint in the case Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action ...

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Judge dismisses most of a suit against EPA pesticide approvals - SFGate

Aug 15, 2014

Judge dismisses most of a suit against EPA pesticide approvals
SFGate
U.S. Magistrate Joseph Spero of San Francisco, ruling Wednesday, rejected the central claim by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network that the Environmental Protection Agency since 2005 routinely violated laws requiring ...

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EPA Scores Partial Win In ESA Pesticide Suit - Law360 (subscription)

Aug 14, 2014

EPA Scores Partial Win In ESA Pesticide Suit
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America allege the EPA violated the ESA by failing to initiate and reinitiate consultations with the National Marine Fisheries Service and Fish & Wildlife Service regarding the ...

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Governor's Office Silent on Martha Guzman-Aceves Conflict of Interest ... - Los Cerritos News

Aug 13, 2014

Los Cerritos News

Governor's Office Silent on Martha Guzman-Aceves Conflict of Interest ...
Los Cerritos News
That same year, CNC claimed expenses on its tax returns of $128,414 that included several “Program Service Accomplishments,” including work by CNC subcontractor “Pesticide Action Network,” (PANNA). In violation of federal tax laws, CNC failed to list ...

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Scientists Say “Yes” to Investment in Sustainable Agriculture - The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Aug 11, 2014

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Scientists Say “Yes” to Investment in Sustainable Agriculture
The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
A number of scientist colleagues at other non-governmental organizations (Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, Pesticide Action Network, Food First! and the Center for Food Safety) have also signed on. And though our focus has been domestic, ...

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Endosulfan is still 'okay' for central insecticide board - Times of India

Aug 11, 2014

Endosulfan is still 'okay' for central insecticide board
Times of India
C Jayakumar, director of Pesticide Action Network India (Pani) who attended the Stockholm Convention meeting said the misleading information provided by the CIBRC raises concerns about the influence of endosulfan manufacturers over the government.

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EPA to study pesticide impacts to endangered species - Summit County Citizens Voice

Aug 9, 2014

EPA to study pesticide impacts to endangered species
Summit County Citizens Voice
Earlier this year, the Center and Pesticide Action Network filed a second amended complaint in their ongoing efforts to protect the nation's most vulnerable wildlife from toxic pesticides. The lawsuit seeks to compel the EPA to evaluate the impacts of ...

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Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow? - The Guardian

Aug 9, 2014

The Guardian

Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow?
The Guardian
"The chemical approach is you go in, you spray, you kill everything," says Keith Tyrell of Pesticide Action Network. "When you go organic you've got to use knowledge, be more hands-on. Farmers here are first taught what a pest is and which insects are ...

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Judge seems unmoved by suit challenging EPA on pesticides - SFGate

Aug 8, 2014

Judge seems unmoved by suit challenging EPA on pesticides
SFGate
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network claim the Environmental Protection Agency has allowed the sale of products since January 2005 that contain chemicals that could harm 119 endangered species, including the California ...

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'Outrage' Follows USDA's Advancement Of New Genetically Engineered Crops - Mintpress News

Aug 8, 2014

Mintpress News

'Outrage' Follows USDA's Advancement Of New Genetically Engineered Crops
Mintpress News
“We are outraged,” stated Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PhD, senior scientist with Pesticide Action Network, adding that the “USDA has turned its back on America's farmers and rural communities.” The new crops are Dow AgroScience's 2,4-D- and glyphosate ...

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Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ... - YubaNet

Aug 7, 2014

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ...
YubaNet
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of dozens of pesticides known to be harmful to more than 100 endangered species.

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Court Hearing Focuses On EPA's Failure To Protect 119 Endangered Species ... - KRWG

Aug 7, 2014

Court Hearing Focuses On EPA's Failure To Protect 119 Endangered Species ...
KRWG
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of dozens of pesticides known to be harmful to more than 100 endangered species.

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Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Aug 7, 2014

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of dozens of pesticides known to be harmful to more than 100 endangered species.

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Sport fishermen vie for priority - Industry study: added sugars a recipe for ... - Politico

Aug 7, 2014

Sport fishermen vie for priority - Industry study: added sugars a recipe for ...
Politico
Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PhD, senior scientist with Pesticide Action Network, says: “Today USDA has turned its back on America's farmers and rural communities.” She notes that thousands of people have submitted comments urging the department to reject the ...

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USDA leaning to approve Monsanto's new GMO beans, cotton - agprofessional.com

Aug 7, 2014

USDA leaning to approve Monsanto's new GMO beans, cotton
agprofessional.com
"We are outraged," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network North America. "Despite all of this public outcry, what these decisions show is that USDA is much more interested in working with Dow and Monsanto and ...

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NGO calls for clampdown on water pollution in Cameron Highlands - The Rakyat Post

Aug 6, 2014

The Rakyat Post

NGO calls for clampdown on water pollution in Cameron Highlands
The Rakyat Post
... water testing is part of a comprehensive study funded by a grant from Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP), an international organisation which works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just ...

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NGO Calls For Clampdown On Water Pollution In Cameron Highlands - malaysiandigest.com

Aug 6, 2014

NGO Calls For Clampdown On Water Pollution In Cameron Highlands
malaysiandigest.com
... water testing is part of a comprehensive study funded by a grant from Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP), an international organisation which works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just ...

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USDA leaning toward approval of Monsanto's new GMO beans, cotton - Reuters

Aug 6, 2014

USDA leaning toward approval of Monsanto's new GMO beans, cotton
Reuters
"We are outraged," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network North America. "Despite all of this public outcry, what these decisions show is that USDA is much more interested in working with Dow and Monsanto and ...

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