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Lawsuit Aimed At Protecting Honeybees - Capital Public Radio News

Tue, 2014-07-08 13:27

Lawsuit Aimed At Protecting Honeybees
Capital Public Radio News
Several environmental groups today filed a lawsuit intended to block the State of California from approving the use of pesticides suspected of killing bees. Paul Towers is with Pesticide Action Network, one of the groups that filed the suit. "We took ...

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Monsanto's Roundup And Regulators With Something To Hide - CounterCurrents.org

Sun, 2014-07-06 09:34

Monsanto's Roundup And Regulators With Something To Hide
CounterCurrents.org
In 2011, Earth Open Source said that official approval of glyphosate (the main ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup) had been rash, problematic and deeply flawed [1]. Its comprehensive review of existing data suggested that industry regulators in ...

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Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide” - Center for Research on Globalization

Sat, 2014-07-05 06:10

Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide”
Center for Research on Globalization
Pesticide Action Network Europe previously asked the German regulatory agencies to release the full range of long-term toxicity studies on glyphosate. They refused, again for reasons of commercial confidentiality. According to Robinson, such official ...

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Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide” - Center for Research on Globalization

Sat, 2014-07-05 06:10

Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide”
Center for Research on Globalization
Pesticide Action Network Europe previously asked the German regulatory agencies to release the full range of long-term toxicity studies on glyphosate. They refused, again for reasons of commercial confidentiality. According to Robinson, such official ...

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Victory! Syngenta pulls 'bee-killer' pesticide application - The Ecologist

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:23

Victory! Syngenta pulls 'bee-killer' pesticide application
The Ecologist
Environmental groups including FoE, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation also wrote this week to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, urging him to refuse Sygenta's application. And a 38 ...
BANNED PESTICIDE DECISION WELCOMEDDaily Mail

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Canada: Affinor Growers closes exclusive license to grow market-ready ... - FreshPlaza

Fri, 2014-07-04 05:34

Canada: Affinor Growers closes exclusive license to grow market-ready ...
FreshPlaza
Pesticide Action Network analysis of pesticide residues using USDA data found 54 different pesticide residues were detected among strawberry samples. The testing turned up nine known or probable carcinogens, 24 suspected hormone disruptors, ...

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BANNED PESTICIDE DECISION WELCOMED - Daily Mail

Thu, 2014-07-03 11:10

BANNED PESTICIDE DECISION WELCOMED
Daily Mail
A coalition of environmental groups, including Friends of the Earth, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network UK, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation, wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron this week urging him to maintain the ban.

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BANNED PESTICIDE WITHDRAWAL WELCOMED - Daily Mail

Thu, 2014-07-03 10:26

BANNED PESTICIDE WITHDRAWAL WELCOMED
Daily Mail
A coalition of environmental groups, including Friends of the Earth, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network UK, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation, wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron this week urging him to maintain the ban.

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Half a Million People Oppose Dow's Toxic Herbicide Mix - Environmental Working Group

Wed, 2014-07-02 09:35

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Half a Million People Oppose Dow's Toxic Herbicide Mix
Environmental Working Group
A number of organizations – including Environmental Working Group, Food and Water Watch, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, Just Label It, CREDO, SumOfUs, National Family Farm Coalition and Organic Consumers Association – have also ...
EPA Drops the Ball on 2,4-D for GMO CropsFood and Water Watch

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EPA Drops the Ball on 2,4-D for GMO Crops - Food and Water Watch

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:20

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EPA Drops the Ball on 2,4-D for GMO Crops
Food and Water Watch
Washington, D.C.— “A coalition of organizations including Food & Water Watch, the Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network, National Family Farm Coalition, Environmental Working Group, Just Label It, CREDO Action, SumOfUS and Organic ...
Half a Million People Oppose Dow's Toxic Herbicide MixEnvironmental Working Group
Environmental Groups Fear EPA Could Approve Dow Pesticide for GMO CropsTargeted News Service (subscription)

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Government must uphold ban on bee-harming pesticides - Farming UK

Tue, 2014-07-01 01:50

Government must uphold ban on bee-harming pesticides
Farming UK
In the letter The Bee Coalition, which includes the Soil Association alongside Buglife, Client Earth, the Environmental Justice Foundation, Friends of the Earth, the Pesticide Action Network UK and the RSPB, said that there is no justification for ...

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Plea to retain EU pesticide ban - Western Morning News

Mon, 2014-06-30 16:25

Western Morning News

Plea to retain EU pesticide ban
Western Morning News
A coalition of environmental groups, including Friends of the Earth, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network UK, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation, have written to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to maintain the ban.
Government must uphold ban on bee-harming pesticidesFarming UK
Government Must Uphold Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides says Bee CoalitionThe Economic Voice

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Government Must Uphold Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides says Bee Coalition - The Economic Voice

Mon, 2014-06-30 16:01

The Economic Voice

Government Must Uphold Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides says Bee Coalition
The Economic Voice
In the letter, The Bee Coalition, which includes Friends of the Earth, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network UK, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation, said that there is no justification for Syngenta's request and called on the ...

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After violation of 'no-spray' rule, Whatcom County may review policy on weed ... - Bellingham Herald

Sun, 2014-06-29 04:05

Bellingham Herald

After violation of 'no-spray' rule, Whatcom County may review policy on weed ...
Bellingham Herald
The Pesticide Action Network, a nonprofit that seeks to reduce pesticide use, wouldn't argue. The group posted on its website Felsot's resume, which lists the chemical companies, including Chevron, Union Carbide and Imperial Chemical Industries, that ...

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After violation of 'no-spray' rule, Whatcom County may review policy on weed ... - Bellingham Herald

Sun, 2014-06-29 04:05

Bellingham Herald

After violation of 'no-spray' rule, Whatcom County may review policy on weed ...
Bellingham Herald
The Pesticide Action Network, a nonprofit that seeks to reduce pesticide use, wouldn't argue. The group posted on its website Felsot's resume, which lists the chemical companies, including Chevron, Union Carbide and Imperial Chemical Industries, that ...

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After violation of 'no-spray' rule, Whatcom County may review policy on weed ... - Bellingham Herald

Sun, 2014-06-29 04:05

After violation of 'no-spray' rule, Whatcom County may review policy on weed ...
Bellingham Herald
The Pesticide Action Network, a nonprofit that seeks to reduce pesticide use, wouldn't argue. The group posted on its website Felsot's resume, which lists the chemical companies, including Chevron, Union Carbide and Imperial Chemical Industries, that ...

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Home Depot and BJ's Wholesale Club Agree to Curb Bee-Killing Pesticides - eNews Park Forest

Fri, 2014-06-27 17:21

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Home Depot and BJ's Wholesale Club Agree to Curb Bee-Killing Pesticides
eNews Park Forest
... WalMart will follow suit. This effort has been spearheaded by Friends of the Earth US, in partnership with Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides and other groups across the country. Source: http://www ...
Scientists Release Landmark Worldwide Assessment Detailing Effects Of Bee ...Mintpress News
Spokane, WA Ends Use of NeonicotinoidsFood Poisoning Bulletin
Pesticides pose global threat to biodiversity and are key factor in bee declineClick Green
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Study Finds Majority of 'Bee-Friendly' Plants Sold at Garden Stores ... - eNews Park Forest

Thu, 2014-06-26 11:21

Study Finds Majority of 'Bee-Friendly' Plants Sold at Garden Stores ...
eNews Park Forest
... Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network North America, Toxics Action Center, Toxic Free North Carolina, Turner Environmental Law Clinic, and The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation in the following cities: Ann Arbor, MI ...

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Panel hearing to fuel Wyden 'smart track' - Oceana: bycatch worth 1 billion ... - Politico

Thu, 2014-06-26 07:06

Panel hearing to fuel Wyden 'smart track' - Oceana: bycatch worth 1 billion ...
Politico
“The study adds to the growing body of evidence around the many pesticides with neurotoxic properties, which have the potential to harm the brain and nervous system,” Emily Marquez, staff scientist at Pesticide Action Network, says in a statement ...

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International conservation report calls for greater restrictions on ... - Horticulture Week

Wed, 2014-06-25 20:12

International conservation report calls for greater restrictions on ...
Horticulture Week
Pesticide Action Network UK policy officer Nick Mole said: "This important report makes it clear that those that have been concerned about the effects of neonicotinoids on pollinators have been right to be concerned." But Crop Protection Association ...

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