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Common Mosquito Control Insecticides Decrease Motor Function in Infants - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Jun 12, 2017

Common Mosquito Control Insecticides Decrease Motor Function in Infants
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
Chlorpyrifos is the subject of a decade-long legal battle, where the Natural Resource Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), challenging its continued allowance, given evidence of ...

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Essex farmer and National Farmers' Union vice president Guy Smith to debate use of glyphosate at Cereals 2017 - Ipswich Star

Jun 11, 2017

Ipswich Star

Essex farmer and National Farmers' Union vice president Guy Smith to debate use of glyphosate at Cereals 2017
Ipswich Star
The Oxford Farming debate will be chaired by Farming Today's Anna Hill, with Nick Mole, Pesticide Action Network policy officer, proposing the motion with Steven Jacobs of Organic Farmers and Growers. Mr Smith will oppose the motion with Sean Sparling, ...

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Schneiderman challenges Trump EPA over toxic pesticide - Madison County Courier

Jun 10, 2017

Schneiderman challenges Trump EPA over toxic pesticide
Madison County Courier
In 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America filed a petition with EPA requesting revocation of chlorpyrifos food tolerances under the Food Act. The groups later had to sue EPA to force action on the ...

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Recent Actions May Impact Treated Articles & Pesticide-Impregnated Materials - Lexology (registration)

Jun 9, 2017

Recent Actions May Impact Treated Articles & Pesticide-Impregnated Materials
Lexology (registration)
Several petitioners, including the Pesticide Action Network of North America, American Beekeeping Federation, American Honey Producers Association, Pollinator Stewardship Council, American Bird Conservancy, and the CFS have filed a petition with EPA ...

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Groups, AGs Challenge EPA Decision to Allow Insecticide Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Jun 7, 2017

Groups, AGs Challenge EPA Decision to Allow Insecticide Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
This decision stemmed from a petition and lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) ten years ago, calling for EPA to revoke all chlorpyrifos tolerances and cancel all registrations.

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California Fights EPA Decision To Allow Neurotoxic Pesticide On Food - CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Jun 7, 2017

CBS San Francisco Bay Area

California Fights EPA Decision To Allow Neurotoxic Pesticide On Food
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Arguing that the pesticide residue found on food is high enough to pose a risk to the developing human brain and nervous system, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network petitioned the EPA to ban Dow AgroSciences' Lorsban ...
California, 6 other states challenge EPA over farm pesticideSFGate
Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous PesticideCommon Dreams
Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decisionThe Hill
Bloomberg BNA -Courthouse News Service -ThinkProgress -New York State Attorney General - NY.gov
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States to Pruitt: Don't Reverse Course on Dow Insect-Killer - Bloomberg BNA

Jun 7, 2017

States to Pruitt: Don't Reverse Course on Dow Insect-Killer
Bloomberg BNA
But environmental organizations said the move did not go far enough to protect rural and farmworker communities, and the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network petitioned the EPA in 2007 to revoke uses of the insecticide for ...

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California, 6 other states sue EPA over farm pesticide - SFGate

Jun 6, 2017

California, 6 other states sue EPA over farm pesticide
SFGate
The EPA has required farm workers handling chlorpyrifos to wear protective gloves and respirators, but it has continued to allow agricultural use over the protests of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network. Makers of the ...

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Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide - Common Dreams

Jun 6, 2017

The Hill

Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide
Common Dreams
... GreenLatinos, National Hispanic Medical Association, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Learning Disabilities Association of America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources ...
Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decisionThe Hill
7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damageThinkProgress
Activists, AGs file appeal of EPA denial of chlorpyrifos petitionDelta Farm Press
Ecosystem Marketplace
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Seven State Attorneys General Sue US Federal EPA For Public Endangerment - Ecosystem Marketplace

Jun 6, 2017

Ecosystem Marketplace

Seven State Attorneys General Sue US Federal EPA For Public Endangerment
Ecosystem Marketplace
In 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America filed a petition with EPA requesting revocation of chlorpyrifos food tolerances under the Food Act. The groups later had to sue EPA to force action on the ...

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7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damage - ThinkProgress

Jun 6, 2017

ThinkProgress

7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damage
ThinkProgress
But the state also uses an estimated 1.3 million pounds of chlorpyrifos every year, the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said, accounting for 20 percent of the total use nationwide. In a direct appeal filed on the same day, health and labor ...

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Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decision - The Hill

Jun 6, 2017

The Hill

Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decision
The Hill
Earthjustice, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council are also challenging the decision. They had ongoing litigation regarding the pesticide in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and asked the court to formally ...
7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damageThinkProgress

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Groups Appeal To EPA Agency's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide - YubaNet

Jun 6, 2017

Groups Appeal To EPA Agency's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide
YubaNet
... GreenLatinos, National Hispanic Medical Association, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Learning Disabilities Association of America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources ...

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In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins - San Francisco Chronicle

Jun 5, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle

In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins
San Francisco Chronicle
Those chemicals have been found in tomato plants, salvias and daisies and remain in the plant long after the initial application, said Paul Towers, organizing director of the Pesticide Action Network, which supported the measure. Labels would help ...

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EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum - satPRnews (press release)

Jun 1, 2017

EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum
satPRnews (press release)
Results of selection for members of the Stakeholder Bureau are as follows: Consumers (BEUC, Illaria Passarani), NGOs (Pesticide Action Network Europe, Martin Dermine), Farmers and primary producers (COPA-COGECA, Pekka Pesonen), Business and ...

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EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum - MilTech

Jun 1, 2017

EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum
MilTech
Results of selection for members of the Stakeholder Bureau are as follows: Consumers (BEUC, Illaria Passarani), NGOs (Pesticide Action Network Europe, Martin Dermine), Farmers and primary producers (COPA-COGECA, Pekka Pesonen), Business and ...

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EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children - Record Bee

May 31, 2017

EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children
Record Bee
This governmental action to stop an important protection of our children is unacceptable. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network (PANN) have filed a lawsuit to request the courts order the EPA resume enforcement ...

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EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children - Record Bee

May 31, 2017

EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children
Record Bee
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network (PANN) have filed a lawsuit to request the courts order the EPA resume enforcement of the policy and ban chlorpyrifos based on its previous evidence and rulings that the ...

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Farmworker protection rule provisions delayed by EPA - Agri-Pulse

May 31, 2017

Agri-Pulse

Farmworker protection rule provisions delayed by EPA
Agri-Pulse
In a letter to the agency May 11, groups including Farmworker Justice and Pesticide Action Network North America said that “EPA has gone to extraordinary lengths to ensure that growers are ready to implement the WPS within this timeframe and states are ...

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Commentary: How EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children - The Mercury News

May 30, 2017

The Mercury News

Commentary: How EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children
The Mercury News
This governmental action to stop an important protection of our children is unacceptable. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network (PANN) have filed a lawsuit to request the courts order the EPA resume enforcement ...

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