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US: Six state prosecutors seek to join lawsuit to ban chlorpyrifos - Fresh Fruit Portal

Jul 10, 2017

New Delhi Times

US: Six state prosecutors seek to join lawsuit to ban chlorpyrifos
Fresh Fruit Portal
In October 2015 the EPA proposed to revoke all food residue tolerances for the active ingredient in many insecticides, in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. However, EPA ...
States Sue Over EPA's Decision to Keep Pesticide on MarketNew Delhi Times

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Point: Trump's War on Junk Science - InsideSources

Jul 10, 2017

InsideSources

Point: Trump's War on Junk Science
InsideSources
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would ...

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Junk science, not science, is the target of Trump administration - Las Vegas Sun

Jul 9, 2017

Junk science, not science, is the target of Trump administration
Las Vegas Sun
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - Manhattan Mercury (subscription)

Jul 9, 2017

Duluth News Tribune

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
Manhattan Mercury (subscription)
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
Column: Administration should take on junk scientific studies ...Fredericksburg.com

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Column: Administration should take on junk scientific studies - Fredericksburg.com

Jul 8, 2017

Column: Administration should take on junk scientific studies
Fredericksburg.com
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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National View: Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science - Duluth News Tribune

Jul 8, 2017

National View: Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science
Duluth News Tribune
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science - Duluth News Tribune

Jul 8, 2017

Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science
Duluth News Tribune
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban agricultural uses of this chemical. EPA began a safety review in 2009, which is required every 15 years, and indicated it would answer the ...

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - Farm Forum

Jul 7, 2017

Los Angeles Times

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
Farm Forum
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticideAccess Washington

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Washington AG targets chemical 'incredibly important' to farmers - Capital Press

Jul 7, 2017

Capital Press

Washington AG targets chemical 'incredibly important' to farmers
Capital Press
The Environmental Protection Agency in March rejected a petition filed in 2007 by the Pesticide Action Network of North America and Natural Resources Defense Council to declare any residue of chlorpyrifos on food unsafe, effectively outlawing its use ...

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States join fight over EPA chief's decision not to ban pesticide that can harm children's brains - Chicago Tribune

Jul 7, 2017

Chicago Tribune

States join fight over EPA chief's decision not to ban pesticide that can harm children's brains
Chicago Tribune
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...

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Police warn people not to buy poisonous strawberries stolen from a farm - Metro

Jul 7, 2017

Police warn people not to buy poisonous strawberries stolen from a farm
Metro
Keith Tyrell, from the Pesticide Action Network, told Independent.co.uk the chemical used may have been a growth regulator. He added: 'They are put on many plants to encourage specific things in their development. 'I'm surprised, these chemicals are ...

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Police warn people not to buy poisonous strawberries stolen from a farm - Metro

Jul 7, 2017

Metro

Police warn people not to buy poisonous strawberries stolen from a farm
Metro
Keith Tyrell, from the Pesticide Action Network, told Independent.co.uk the chemical used may have been a growth regulator. He added: 'They are put on many plants to encourage specific things in their development. 'I'm surprised, these chemicals are ...

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States sue over EPA decision to keep pesticide on market despite studies showing that it can harm children's brains - Omaha World-Herald

Jul 6, 2017

Omaha World-Herald

States sue over EPA decision to keep pesticide on market despite studies showing that it can harm children's brains
Omaha World-Herald
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticideAccess Washington

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - The Recorder

Jul 6, 2017

The Recorder

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
The Recorder
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticideAccess Washington
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States Sue Over EPA's Decision to Keep Pesticide on Market - Voice of America

Jul 6, 2017

Voice of America

States Sue Over EPA's Decision to Keep Pesticide on Market
Voice of America
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...
AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticideAccess Washington
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Advocates Concerned About Chemical Drifts That Sickened Central Coast Farmworkers - KQED

Jul 6, 2017

KQED

Advocates Concerned About Chemical Drifts That Sickened Central Coast Farmworkers
KQED
“Anytime a group of people are poisoned, that's a concern,” said Margaret Reeves, senior scientist at the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network. The chemicals that may have gotten workers sick in the Watsonville case were Pristine Fungicide, Rally ...

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Police issue public safety warning after 100kg of strawberries coated in poison are stolen in massive fruit heist - The Independent

Jul 6, 2017

The Independent

Police issue public safety warning after 100kg of strawberries coated in poison are stolen in massive fruit heist
The Independent
... on agricultural chemicals expressed surprise that fully grown strawberries were still contaminated with a potentially harmful chemical substance. Keith Tyrell, of the activist group Pesticide Action Network, said the chemical was likely to be a ...

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States join fight over EPA chief's decision not to ban pesticide that can harm children's brains - Los Angeles Times

Jul 6, 2017

Los Angeles Times

States join fight over EPA chief's decision not to ban pesticide that can harm children's brains
Los Angeles Times
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...

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AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticide - Access Washington

Jul 6, 2017

AG Ferguson to EPA: Stop ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticide
Access Washington
Due to these safety concerns, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA) filed a petition with the EPA requesting the agency revoke the use of chlorpyrifos in 2007. More than eight years later ...

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - STLtoday.com

Jul 6, 2017

STLtoday.com

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
STLtoday.com
But a coalition of advocacy groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network said those proposals don't go far enough and filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on the pesticide. In October 2015, the Obama ...

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