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Dow's Lobbying Spending Overshadows Competition - Bloomberg BNA

Apr 30, 2017

Dow's Lobbying Spending Overshadows Competition
Bloomberg BNA
The green groups have challenged Pruitt's decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ( Pesticide Action Network N. Am. v. EPA, 9th Cir., 14-72794, 4/5/17 ). “Dow's lobbying spending aligns to strategic areas of focus for the company ...

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UN: Pesticide marketing “aggressive,” “unethical” - The Community Word (blog)

Apr 30, 2017

The Community Word (blog)

UN: Pesticide marketing “aggressive,” “unethical”
The Community Word (blog)
Pesticide Action Network set up a drift-catcher machine several years ago on the Poeppel's Stark County farm to measure drift. Results were alarming. During one period, measurable amounts of chlorpyrifos drifted onto the property, most likely from an ...

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SJ County pesticide use highest since 1990s - Stockton Record

Apr 29, 2017

SJ County pesticide use highest since 1990s
Stockton Record
In a prepared statement, advocacy group Pesticide Action Network called that a “staggering” sum, one which includes the use of some chemicals that are known to cause cancer and have the potential to drift away from fields and toward nearby homes or ...

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide linked to autism - Rhinelander Daily News

Apr 29, 2017

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide linked to autism
Rhinelander Daily News
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America had petitioned the government for the ban, and, in October 2015, the EPA proposed to revoke all food residue tolerances for chlorpyrifos. According to the NRDC, the ...

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100 habits of healthy people - Townsville Bulletin

Apr 28, 2017

Townsville Bulletin

100 habits of healthy people
Townsville Bulletin
The Pesticide Action Network has produced its list of the “best and worst foods for pesticide residues”. At the top of the “best list” are star fruit, plums, exotic fruits, kiwi fruit, banana, raspberries, other berries and melons and the vegetables ...

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide linked to autism - Lakeland Times

Apr 28, 2017

Lakeland Times

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide linked to autism
Lakeland Times
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America had petitioned the government for the ban, and, in October 2015, the EPA proposed to revoke all food residue tolerances for chlorpyrifos. According to the NRDC, the ...

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The Facts on Chlorpyrifos - FactCheck.org

Apr 27, 2017

Jezebel

The Facts on Chlorpyrifos
FactCheck.org
In September 2007, the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to outright ban chlorpyrifos for multiple reasons, a number of which pertained to the impact the insecticide has on the ...
Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children SickJezebel
US environmentalists move from Capitol Hill to the courtsDeutsche Welle
Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to AutismMilwaukee Community Journal
Huffington Post -Chicago Sun-Times
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Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Apr 27, 2017

Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"EPA can't bury its head in the sand any longer," said Marcia Ishii- Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network. "Given widespread use and persistence of these bee-harming pesticides, it's time for EPA to fully and swiftly evaluate the ...

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Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee - The Costa Rica Star

Apr 27, 2017

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee
The Costa Rica Star
Glyphosphate is an herbicide used on coffee plantations in Costa Rica and other Central American countries. The chemical is included in the international Pesticide Action Network's “List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides” and is targeted for global phaseout.

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Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee - The Costa Rica Star

Apr 27, 2017

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee
The Costa Rica Star
Glyphosphate is an herbicide used on coffee plantations in Costa Rica and other Central American countries. The chemical is included in the international Pesticide Action Network's “List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides” and is targeted for global phaseout.

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