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State officials fail to take meaningful action on brain-harming pesticide - Bay Area Indymedia

Jul 2, 2015

East Bay Express

State officials fail to take meaningful action on brain-harming pesticide
Bay Area Indymedia
“Regardless of county, race or income, all Californians have the right to live in healthy communities without the threat of exposure to neurotoxic pesticides,” said Medha Chandra, PhD, campaign coordinator at Pesticide Action Network. “As the largest ...
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EPA Plans to Ban Controversial Pesticide - Public News Service

Jul 2, 2015

Public News Service

EPA Plans to Ban Controversial Pesticide
Public News Service
California also announced restrictions on the chemical's use on Wednesday. Margaret Reeves, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, says a complete ban is necessary to protect rural communities. "California's Department of Pesticide ...
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NEWSBITES: July 2015 - Common Ground.ca

Jul 1, 2015

NEWSBITES: July 2015
Common Ground.ca
Since “roundup ready” crops dominate the global acreage of genetically engineered crops, the CBAN report helps to highlight the scope and locus of the problem. More information on glyphosate can be found on the Pesticide Action Network's website, ...

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EPA Considers Ban on Hazardous Pesticide Widely Used in California - East Bay Express

Jul 1, 2015

East Bay Express

EPA Considers Ban on Hazardous Pesticide Widely Used in California
East Bay Express
"It's in part a recognition of the harms of chlorpyrifos," said Paul Towers, organizing and media director for Pesticide Action Network, an Oakland-based group that has challenged the use of the pesticide in California and at the federal level. "It's a ...
State officials fail to take meaningful action on brain-harming pesticideBay Area Indymedia
EPA Plans to Ban Controversial PesticidePublic News Service
After Years of Ignoring Calls to Ban Dangerous Pesticide, EPA Begins to Act on ...eNews Park Forest

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EPA to propose banning chlorpyrifos insecticide - Capital Press

Jun 30, 2015

EPA to propose banning chlorpyrifos insecticide
Capital Press
Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council claim that exposure to the chemical causes farmworkers' children to experience long-term health problems, among other problems. The EPA is signaling that it may take ...

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