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How Berkeley-led academics conspired with anti-GMO groups to formulate attack plan against Food Evolution movie - Genetic Literacy Project

Jul 17, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

How Berkeley-led academics conspired with anti-GMO groups to formulate attack plan against Food Evolution movie
Genetic Literacy Project
These groups (Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, Small Planet Institute, and Friends of the Earth) all collaborated with Maywa Montenegro on the drafting of this letter and promoting its dissemination afterwards. These organizations ...

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Angela Logomasini: Trump administration fights junk science policies - Tulsa World

Jul 15, 2017

Tulsa World

Angela Logomasini: Trump administration fights junk science policies
Tulsa World
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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I discovered a very good way to test your home's well water - Hometown Focus

Jul 13, 2017

I discovered a very good way to test your home's well water
Hometown Focus
According to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), “In humans, atrazine can cause reproductive problems such as miscarriages, low birth weight and reduced male fertility. Exposure to atrazine has been linked to an elevated risk of breast cancer and ...

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Lawsuit Seeks Common-sense Measures to Protect Rare Wildlife From Harmful Pesticides - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Jul 13, 2017

Lawsuit Seeks Common-sense Measures to Protect Rare Wildlife From Harmful Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America today filed an updated complaint to move forward with a comprehensive legal action following a legal victory earlier this year. This lawsuit seeks legally ...

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Lawsuit Seeks Common-sense Measures to Protect Rare Wildlife From Harmful Pesticides - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Jul 13, 2017

Lawsuit Seeks Common-sense Measures to Protect Rare Wildlife From Harmful Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America today filed an updated complaint to move forward with a comprehensive legal action following a legal victory earlier this year. This lawsuit seeks legally ...

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Activists Urge State To Ban Pesticide After EPA Reverses Ruling - Capital Public Radio News

Jul 12, 2017

Capital Public Radio News

Activists Urge State To Ban Pesticide After EPA Reverses Ruling
Capital Public Radio News
Paul Towers with the Pesticide Action Network said California should step up and ban it. “Chlorpyrifos can have a profound impact on a child's developing brain," Towers said. "So this can lead to later impacts on cognition, it can lead to ADHD, autism ...
Several Monterey County residents ask Sacramento to ban chlorpyrifosThe Salinas Californian

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After Trump administration rejects ban on insecticide, advocates turn to California - Sacramento Bee

Jul 12, 2017

Sacramento Bee

After Trump administration rejects ban on insecticide, advocates turn to California
Sacramento Bee
In March, Scott Pruitt, the EPA chief, rejected a 10-year-old request by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America to ban chlorpyrifos in agriculture. The pesticide already is banned for most residential uses ...

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EPA Chlorpyrifos Imbroglio Demonstrates Confounding Journalistic Themes - Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)

Jul 12, 2017

EPA Chlorpyrifos Imbroglio Demonstrates Confounding Journalistic Themes
Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)
In September 2007, NRDC and Pesticide Action Network submitted to EPA a petition seeking revocation of all chlorpyrifos tolerances, which would take the pesticide off the market. The Obama administration sat on the petition for years, but ultimately ...

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Sacramento Rally to Focus on Banning Chlorpyrifos in California - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Jul 11, 2017

Sacramento Rally to Focus on Banning Chlorpyrifos in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Pesticide Action Network North America challenges the global proliferation of pesticides, defends basic rights to health and environmental quality, and works to ensure the transition to a just and viable food system. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Editorial: State right to join suit on EPA pesticide approval - The Daily Herald

Jul 11, 2017

The Daily Herald

Editorial: State right to join suit on EPA pesticide approval
The Daily Herald
About 10 years ago, the Pesticide Action Network North America and the National Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban the use of chlorpyrifos. Following review of studies, the EPA under the Obama administration, agreed to seek a ban in ...
In the conflict over a widely used pesticide, whose science is 'junk?'Herald and News
US: Six state prosecutors seek to join lawsuit to ban chlorpyrifosFresh Fruit Portal
States Sue Over EPA's Decision to Keep Pesticide on MarketNew Delhi Times

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In the conflict over a widely used pesticide, whose science is 'junk?' - Herald and News

Jul 11, 2017

Herald and News

In the conflict over a widely used pesticide, whose science is 'junk?'
Herald and News
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would ...
US: Six state prosecutors seek to join lawsuit to ban chlorpyrifosFresh Fruit Portal
States Sue Over EPA's Decision to Keep Pesticide on MarketNew Delhi Times

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US: Six state prosecutors seek to join lawsuit to ban chlorpyrifos - Fresh Fruit Portal

Jul 10, 2017

New Delhi Times

US: Six state prosecutors seek to join lawsuit to ban chlorpyrifos
Fresh Fruit Portal
In October 2015 the EPA proposed to revoke all food residue tolerances for the active ingredient in many insecticides, in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. However, EPA ...
States Sue Over EPA's Decision to Keep Pesticide on MarketNew Delhi Times

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Point: Trump's War on Junk Science - InsideSources

Jul 10, 2017

InsideSources

Point: Trump's War on Junk Science
InsideSources
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would ...

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Junk science, not science, is the target of Trump administration - Las Vegas Sun

Jul 9, 2017

Junk science, not science, is the target of Trump administration
Las Vegas Sun
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - Manhattan Mercury (subscription)

Jul 9, 2017

Duluth News Tribune

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
Manhattan Mercury (subscription)
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
Column: Administration should take on junk scientific studies ...Fredericksburg.com

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Column: Administration should take on junk scientific studies - Fredericksburg.com

Jul 8, 2017

Column: Administration should take on junk scientific studies
Fredericksburg.com
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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National View: Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science - Duluth News Tribune

Jul 8, 2017

National View: Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science
Duluth News Tribune
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science - Duluth News Tribune

Jul 8, 2017

Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science
Duluth News Tribune
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - Farm Forum

Jul 7, 2017

Los Angeles Times

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
Farm Forum
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticideAccess Washington

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Washington AG targets chemical 'incredibly important' to farmers - Capital Press

Jul 7, 2017

Capital Press

Washington AG targets chemical 'incredibly important' to farmers
Capital Press
The Environmental Protection Agency in March rejected a petition filed in 2007 by the Pesticide Action Network of North America and Natural Resources Defense Council to declare any residue of chlorpyrifos on food unsafe, effectively outlawing its use ...

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