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FEATURE: Chemical sprays set off alarm bells - Blouin News Blogs (blog)

Apr 10, 2015

Blouin News Blogs (blog)

FEATURE: Chemical sprays set off alarm bells
Blouin News Blogs (blog)
Paul Towers, Organizing and Media Director of Pesticide Action Network North America, told Blouin News “The U.S. Department of Agriculture and its state counterparts have been failing America's farmers. They've failed to create policies and a plan that ...

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Do You Know What's on Your Weed? - TheStranger.com

Apr 9, 2015

TheStranger.com

Do You Know What's on Your Weed?
TheStranger.com
None of them are listed on the Pesticide Action Network's list of "bad actors." Is each and every one of the 271 legally allowed pesticides something you would feel comfortable gently misting over a field of adorable puppies? No. I found two somewhat ...

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“Cycling for Sustainability” education bicycle tour to be in Antioch, April 21 - Antioch Herald

Apr 9, 2015

“Cycling for Sustainability” education bicycle tour to be in Antioch, April 21
Antioch Herald
... Antioch Dunes Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action ...

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Cook: Why wouldn't Mead sign hemp extract bill? - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Apr 7, 2015

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Cook: Why wouldn't Mead sign hemp extract bill?
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Cotton's monster water needs and obscene pesticide footprint -- according to Pesticide Action Network, cotton uses 25 percent of the world's pesticides -- have rendered cotton production uneconomical in China. The industrial world has had a two-decade ...

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EPA Finally Moves to Restrict Bee-Killing Pesticides - Care2.com

Apr 7, 2015

Care2.com

EPA Finally Moves to Restrict Bee-Killing Pesticides
Care2.com
... finally beginning to address the threat that neonics pose to the nation's bees and other pollinators, but given the threats to the nation's food and farming system, more is needed,” said Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network ...

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Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ... - The Nation.

Apr 6, 2015

The Nation.

Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ...
The Nation.
For Emily Marquez, a scientist at the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network who assesses exposure risk, detection of 1,3-D raises red flags. “Kids exposed to pesticides through their lifetime have an increased risk for leukemia and other types of ...

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Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ... - The Nation.

Apr 6, 2015

The Nation.

Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ...
The Nation.
For Emily Marquez, a scientist at the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network who assesses exposure risk, detection of 1,3-D raises red flags. “Kids exposed to pesticides through their lifetime have an increased risk for leukemia and other types of ...

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Anti-GMO groups lobby fast food restaurants to not sell GM apple or potato - Genetic Literacy Project

Apr 6, 2015

Genetic Literacy Project

Anti-GMO groups lobby fast food restaurants to not sell GM apple or potato
Genetic Literacy Project
... Environmental Working Group, Food Democracy Now, Food & Water Watch, Green America, GMO Inside, Healthy Child Healthy World, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network and CREDO — sent letters to the fast food chains on Friday.

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Pest control - E Kantipur

Apr 4, 2015

E Kantipur

Pest control
E Kantipur
One of the books I bought at the mela was Debug Your Home The Natural Way brought out by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific. I have written about natural pesticides many times: especially citrus peel, garlic, and neem. This article is about ...

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Making Sacramento a haven for honeybees - Sacramento Bee

Apr 4, 2015

Sacramento Bee

Making Sacramento a haven for honeybees
Sacramento Bee
This buzz is all over town. Sacramento now is officially a “honeybee haven,” thanks to a City Council resolution. Passed in early March, the measure recognizes Sacramento as a place where bees can thrive and feel at home. “It's exciting to have ...

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Celebrating National Farmworker Awareness - Guilfordian

Apr 3, 2015

Celebrating National Farmworker Awareness
Guilfordian
One was to help Pesticide Action Network send a message to the Environmental Protection Agency to stop farm owners from spraying the farmworkers with pesticide while they are working. The other was to help The Walk Free Team create a larger voice to ...

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As EPA Restricts Some Pesticide Use, Defenders of Bees Call for More Action - eNews Park Forest

Apr 3, 2015

eNews Park Forest

As EPA Restricts Some Pesticide Use, Defenders of Bees Call for More Action
eNews Park Forest
... address the threat that neonics pose to the nation's bees and other pollinators, but given the threats to the nation's food and farming system, more is needed," Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network North America, said in a ...
Groups: EPA Must Do More to Protect Pollinators From Harmful PesticidesCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
EPA dials back use of dangerous systemic pesticidesSummit County Citizens Voice
EPA tells neonic producers approval of new uses unlikely, for nowAgri-Pulse

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As EPA Restricts Some Pesticide Use, Defenders of Bees Call for More Action - eNews Park Forest

Apr 3, 2015

eNews Park Forest

As EPA Restricts Some Pesticide Use, Defenders of Bees Call for More Action
eNews Park Forest
... address the threat that neonics pose to the nation's bees and other pollinators, but given the threats to the nation's food and farming system, more is needed," Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network North America, said in a ...
Groups: EPA Must Do More to Protect Pollinators From Harmful PesticidesCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
EPA dials back use of dangerous systemic pesticidesSummit County Citizens Voice
EPA tells neonic producers approval of new uses unlikely, for nowAgri-Pulse

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EPA dials back the use dangerous systemic pesticides - Summit County Citizens Voice

Apr 2, 2015

Summit County Citizens Voice

EPA dials back the use dangerous systemic pesticides
Summit County Citizens Voice
... the EPA to go further include American Bird Conservancy, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Kansas Rural Center, Pesticide Action Network and numerous beekeepers.

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Groups: EPA Must Do More to Protect Pollinators From Harmful Pesticides - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Apr 2, 2015

Mother Nature Network

Groups: EPA Must Do More to Protect Pollinators From Harmful Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... finally beginning to address the threat that neonics pose to the nation's bees and other pollinators, but given the threats to the nation's food and farming system, more is needed,” said Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network ...
EPA dials back use of dangerous systemic pesticidesSummit County Citizens Voice
EPA tells neonic producers approval of new uses unlikely, for nowAgri-Pulse

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Group calling for pesticide reform in the valley - yourcentralvalley.com

Apr 1, 2015

Group calling for pesticide reform in the valley
yourcentralvalley.com
Farm workers and political leaders, gathered in Watsonville. They're demand statewide reform on the use of a fumigant pesticide called chloropicrin. It's commonly used on strawberries and other California crops. It's also been linked to cancer and ...

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What to Do About Pesticide Drift - Mother Earth News

Apr 1, 2015

Mother Earth News

What to Do About Pesticide Drift
Mother Earth News
Scientists with the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) have been working with communities across the country to implement an easy-to-use, scientifically rigorous tool called the “Drift Catcher” for monitoring airborne pesticides. Contact PAN to learn more ...

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EPA fail: refuses to ban 'brain damage' pesticide - The Ecologist (blog)

Apr 1, 2015

The Ecologist (blog)

EPA fail: refuses to ban 'brain damage' pesticide
The Ecologist (blog)
In 2007, Pesticide Action Network and Natural Resource Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban CPR because the agency failed to account for pesticide drift or the growing body of peer-reviewed studies from such reputable institutions as Columbia ...

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Make fairness a key ingredient in Sacramento's farm-to-fork movement - Sacramento Bee

Apr 1, 2015

Sacramento Bee

Make fairness a key ingredient in Sacramento's farm-to-fork movement
Sacramento Bee
As we marched on Saturday to honor the legacy of farmworker leader Cesar Chavez, it was a stark reminder of how far we've come and how far we have to go, as we work to build a truly sustainable food system that treats everyone with dignity. The food ...

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Making natural pesticides at home - The Island.lk (subscription)

Mar 31, 2015

Making natural pesticides at home
The Island.lk (subscription)
One of the books I bought at the mela was Debug Your Home The Natural Way brought out by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) (email: panap@panap.net) I have written about natural pesticides many times : specially Citrus Peel, Garlic ...

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