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Hawaii First To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage - Law360

May 2, 2018

Hawaii First To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage
Law360
The EPA recommended banning the pesticide during the Obama administration, but in March 2017, agency administrator Scott Pruitt denied a 2007 petition by the Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council seeking to ...

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Defending our Health from the Scott Pruitt Chemical Industry - Natural Resources Defense Council

May 2, 2018

Natural Resources Defense Council

Defending our Health from the Scott Pruitt Chemical Industry
Natural Resources Defense Council
Pruitt's actions are illegal, and NRDC is suing the agency, along with our colleagues at Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) and Earthjustice. The Toxics office is also responsible for implementing the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which was ...

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New Hope promises to 'Bee Safe' haven for pollinators - ECM Publishers

May 1, 2018

ECM Publishers

New Hope promises to 'Bee Safe' haven for pollinators
ECM Publishers
“When we think about the issues facing pollinators, there's really a confluence of issues that are interacting,” said Lex Horan with the Pesticide Action Network. “Pollinators need flowering plants to survive and as there have been changes in the ...

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Joint Statement | Ensuring Public Accountability and Societal Impact - European Public Health Alliance

Apr 30, 2018

European Public Health Alliance

Joint Statement | Ensuring Public Accountability and Societal Impact
European Public Health Alliance
Based on the leak of the draft Impact Assessment of the EU's next research framework programme (FP9), we strongly warn against the proposed merging of parts of Horizon 2020 Pillar II (Industrial Leadership) with Pillar III (Societal Challenges) in the ...

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Trenta comuni italiani aderiscono alla rete europea contro il pesticidi - La Repubblica

Apr 30, 2018

Trenta comuni italiani aderiscono alla rete europea contro il pesticidi
La Repubblica
Sono trenta i Comuni italiani ad aver già aderito a Pesticide Action Network (Pan) Europe, la rete europea delle città libere da pesticidi. Il progetto, lanciato in Italia a novembre del 2017, mira a ridurre al minimo l'uso di sostanze chimiche nelle ...

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A 'Huge Win': EU Bees May Rest Easy as Dangerous Pesticide Outlawed - Sputnik International

Apr 28, 2018

Sputnik International

A 'Huge Win': EU Bees May Rest Easy as Dangerous Pesticide Outlawed
Sputnik International
Martin Dermine, of Pesticide Action Network Europe, also praised the ban, stating that "authorizing neonicotinoids during a quarter of a century was a mistake and led to an environmental disaster. Today's vote is historic." "A majority of member states ...

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Néonicotinoïdes : trois de ces pesticides « tueurs d'abeilles » sont désormais interdits par l'UE - Trust My Science (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)

Apr 28, 2018

Trust My Science (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)

Néonicotinoïdes : trois de ces pesticides « tueurs d'abeilles » sont désormais interdits par l'UE
Trust My Science (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)
Pour Eric Andrieu, président de la Commission sur les pesticides au Parlement Européen, cette mesure d'interdiction est « essentielle pour l'avenir de la biodiversité et de notre agriculture ». Un avis partagé par Vytenis Andriukaitis, commissaire ...
L'Europe interdit trois néonicotinoïdes jugés dangereux pour les abeillesLe Monde

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União Europeia bane uso de pesticidas nocivos às abelhas - Terra

Apr 27, 2018

Terra

União Europeia bane uso de pesticidas nocivos às abelhas
Terra
O uso das substâncias será permitido em estufas, onde as abelhas não são expostas aos malefícios. A Pesticide Action Network (PAN), que é um grupo de organizações não governamentais que trabalham para minimizar os efeitos nocivos de pesticidas, afirmou ...
UE proíbe pesticidas prejudiciais às abelhasOpinião e Notícia

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Victory! EU Approves Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticide - One Green Planet

Apr 27, 2018

One Green Planet

Victory! EU Approves Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticide
One Green Planet
Martin Dermine of Pesticide Action Network Europe stated, “Authorizing neonicotinoids a quarter of a century ago was a mistake and led to an environmental disaster. Today's vote is historic.” This landmark decision to finally stand up to major ...
EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides | Environment | The ...The Guardian
EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticideswww.businessgreen.com
Neonicotinoids: risks to bees confirmed | European Food Safety AuthorityEFSA - Europa EU

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EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides - The Guardian

Apr 27, 2018

The Guardian

EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides
The Guardian
Martin Dermine, at Pesticide Action Network Europe, said: “Authorising neonicotinoids a quarter of a century ago was a mistake and led to an environmental disaster. Today's vote is historic.” However, the pesticide manufacturers and some farming groups ...

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European Union votes to ban bee-killing pesticides - Deutsche Welle

Apr 27, 2018

One Green Planet

European Union votes to ban bee-killing pesticides
Deutsche Welle
Have scientists found the key to a bee-friendly pesticide? Save the butterflies, too. It's not just bees that are affected by pesticides, Tyrell says. Insecticides are harmful to many different types of insects. For example, butterfly populations have ...
Victory! EU Approves Ban on Bee-Killing PesticideOne Green Planet
In 'Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,' EU Bans Bee-Killing PesticidesCommon Dreams
EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticidesThe Guardian
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Invoking science, Europe shuts the door to neonics - EURACTIV

Apr 27, 2018

EURACTIV

Invoking science, Europe shuts the door to neonics
EURACTIV
Greenpeace said research indicates that several other insecticides are a threat to bees and other beneficial insects, including four neonicotinoids currently authorised in the EU - acetamiprid, thiacloprid, sulfoxaflor and flupyradifurone - and other ...

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With The Science Settled That Neonicotinoids Don't Cause Honeybee Problems, Why Does Europe Need To Ban Them? - Science 2.0

Apr 26, 2018

Science 2.0

With The Science Settled That Neonicotinoids Don't Cause Honeybee Problems, Why Does Europe Need To Ban Them?
Science 2.0
“New EFSA reports confirm high risk posed by neonicotinoids to bees,” headlined the Pesticide Action Network, Europe, within hours after the release of the study. Many EU legislators immediately voiced their support for a permanent ban. A “Total ban on ...

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All of the ways embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt has changed energy policy - PBS NewsHour

Apr 26, 2018

PBS NewsHour

All of the ways embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt has changed energy policy
PBS NewsHour
Thursday could be a make-or-break moment for embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt, who is appearing before lawmakers on Capitol Hill under a cloud of ethics scandals and investigations. But the spotlight on Pruitt's ethics issues of late and whether or not ...

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Global consensus finds neonicotinoids not driving honeybee health problems––Why is Europe so determined to ban ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Apr 26, 2018

Genetic Literacy Project

Global consensus finds neonicotinoids not driving honeybee health problems––Why is Europe so determined to ban ...
Genetic Literacy Project
“New EFSA reports confirm high risk posed by neonicotinoids to bees,” headlined the Pesticide Action Network, Europe, within hours after the release of the study. Many EU legislators immediately voiced their support for a permanent ban. A “Total ban on ...

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Néonicotinoïdes: la Belgique en résistance? - Le Soir

Apr 25, 2018

Le Soir

Néonicotinoïdes: la Belgique en résistance?
Le Soir
En ce sens, l'interdiction des néonics est inscrite dans les astres, confirme Martin Dermine, expert pour le Pesticide action network. Il restera cependant une porte de sortie à la Belgique. La législation européenne permet à un Etat membre d'accorder ...

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