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Spraying poses risk - Saanich News

Jan 10, 2017

Spraying poses risk
Saanich News
... Foray 48B's active ingredient] and the fragility of the foetus,” action should be taken to prevent possible “auto-immune, allergenicity, kidney and liver effects” (Genetic Trespass. GE toxin reaches umbilical cord blood, Pesticide Action Network ...

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Complaints mount over dicamba-based herbicide sprays - ConsumerAffairs

Jan 5, 2017

ConsumerAffairs

Complaints mount over dicamba-based herbicide sprays
ConsumerAffairs
“Dicamba is highly drift-prone,” meaning that Dicamba has a tendency to evaporate in the days or weeks following its application and travel to other crops, wrote Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network. When Dicamba ...

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Environmental Predictions for 2017: Office of Pesticide Programs - The National Law Review

Jan 4, 2017

Environmental Predictions for 2017: Office of Pesticide Programs
The National Law Review
Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a petition to revoke the tolerances and cancel the registrations for chlorpyrifos in 2007. When these groups concluded that EPA in their view had not ...

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IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare - KVEW

Jan 3, 2017

KVEW

IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare
KVEW
““It is a very volatile chemical,” says Paul Towers, spokesperson with Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America. “Which means it becomes airborne and persists in the air for sometimes days at a time.” Environmental groups such as PAN and the ...

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IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare - KAPP

Jan 3, 2017

KAPP

IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare
KAPP
““It is a very volatile chemical,” says Paul Towers, spokesperson with Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America. “Which means it becomes airborne and persists in the air for sometimes days at a time.” Environmental groups such as PAN and the ...

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EPA Amends Proposed Regulation Of Syngenta Ingredient In Response To Public Comments - Benzinga

Dec 28, 2016

Benzinga

EPA Amends Proposed Regulation Of Syngenta Ingredient In Response To Public Comments
Benzinga
Both the Pesticide Action Network and Center for Biological Diversity requested a ban similar to that enforced throughout Europe. CBD questioned the ecological risks of paraquat on endangered species and their habitats, and the EPA noted ongoing ...

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Will the Trump Administration Cancel an Old, Dangerous Pesticide? - The Daily Score

Dec 28, 2016

The Daily Score

Will the Trump Administration Cancel an Old, Dangerous Pesticide?
The Daily Score
EPA's 2015 proposal resulted from a federal Appeals Court decision that ordered the Agency to make a decision on a 2007 request from Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA), which had filed a ...

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