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ECJ ruling on document access rattles chemical, pesticide industries - POLITICO.eu

Nov 24, 2016

POLITICO.eu

ECJ ruling on document access rattles chemical, pesticide industries
POLITICO.eu
One case dealt with an access to documents request from the Pesticide Action Network Europe and Greenpeace to the European Commission for internal studies linked to the safety of the controversial weedkiller glyphosate. The second case concerned a ...

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ECJ favors access to confidential industry studies on pesticides - POLITICO.eu

Nov 24, 2016

POLITICO.eu

ECJ favors access to confidential industry studies on pesticides
POLITICO.eu
The court bundled together two cases. The first case was raised by Greenpeace Netherlands and the Pesticide Action Network Europe, which submitted a request to the European Commission for access to documents related to the marketing authorization for ...

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No Legal Review of EPA Guidance on Pesticides, Seeds: Court - Bloomberg BNA

Nov 23, 2016

No Legal Review of EPA Guidance on Pesticides, Seeds: Court
Bloomberg BNA
A coalition of beekeepers, environmental and food safety groups including the Pollinator Stewardship Council, Pesticide Action Network North America and Center for Food Safety, alleged the EPA failed to protect pollinators by authorities it has under ...

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No Legal Review of EPA Guidance on Pesticides, Seeds: Court - Bloomberg BNA

Nov 23, 2016

No Legal Review of EPA Guidance on Pesticides, Seeds: Court
Bloomberg BNA
A coalition of beekeepers, environmental and food safety groups including the Pollinator Stewardship Council, Pesticide Action Network North America and Center for Food Safety, alleged the EPA failed to protect pollinators by authorities it has under ...

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Hawaii counties can't regulate pesticides or GMOs, federal appeals court rules - ConsumerAffairs

Nov 22, 2016

ConsumerAffairs

Hawaii counties can't regulate pesticides or GMOs, federal appeals court rules
ConsumerAffairs
Environmental and food groups defending Kauai's ordinance—the Center for Food Safety, Earth Justice, and the Pesticide Action Network—as well as Kauai County, then appealed the decision to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which released its ...

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Court's rejection of a lawsuit over pesticides in seed coatings is a setback to beekeepers - Los Angeles Times

Nov 22, 2016

Los Angeles Times

Court's rejection of a lawsuit over pesticides in seed coatings is a setback to beekeepers
Los Angeles Times
Several farmers, along with the Center for Food Safety, American Bird Conservancy, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Pollinator Stewardship Council had challenged the EPA's exemption for seeds coated with neonicotinoids, a class of ...

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Neonic-coated seeds get boost from court ruling - Agri-Pulse

Nov 22, 2016

Neonic-coated seeds get boost from court ruling
Agri-Pulse
... for Food Safety and Anderson, plaintiffs include the Pollinator Stewardship Council, beekeepers Bret Adee and David Hackenberg; farmers Lucas Criswell and Gail Fuller; and the, American Bird Conservancy and Pesticide Action Network of North America.

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The other glyphosate 'resistance' - Country Guide

Nov 21, 2016

Country Guide

The other glyphosate 'resistance'
Country Guide
The Pesticide Action Network in the U.K. has published an extensive list of regions globally which have banned glyphosate, and its list includes “Canada — eight of 10 Canadian provinces have in place some form of restriction on the use of non ...

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9th Circ. Buries 3 Hawaii Counties' GMO, Pesticide Regs - Law360 (subscription)

Nov 18, 2016

9th Circ. Buries 3 Hawaii Counties' GMO, Pesticide Regs
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (November 19, 2016, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected regulations in three Hawaii counties governing pesticides and genetically modified crops, agreeing with agriculture companies and industry groups that the local ...

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Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. County of Kauai - The Recorder

Nov 18, 2016

Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. County of Kauai
The Recorder
Relevant here, the first claim asserted that state law impliedly preempts the Ordinance's pesticide provisions. A coalition of Ka Makani Ho'opono, the Center for Food Safety, the Pesticide Action Network North America, and the Surfrider Foundation ...

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Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. County of Kauai - The Recorder

Nov 18, 2016

Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. County of Kauai
The Recorder
Relevant here, the first claim asserted that state law impliedly preempts the Ordinance's pesticide provisions. A coalition of Ka Makani Ho'opono, the Center for Food Safety, the Pesticide Action Network North America, and the Surfrider Foundation ...

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Fashionably Natural - E/The Environmental Magazine

Nov 17, 2016

Fashionably Natural
E/The Environmental Magazine
According to James Liebman, staff scientists for the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) in San Francisco, the U.S. grows 13 million acres of cotton each year, the bulk of which is doused with pesticides and insecticides. Liebman says that many acute ...

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Pasta Preferred - E/The Environmental Magazine

Nov 17, 2016

E/The Environmental Magazine

Pasta Preferred
E/The Environmental Magazine
The Pesticide Action Network's (PAN) study on pesticide use in California, “Hooked on Poison,” reveals that wheat, corn and rice were sprayed with one to 10 pounds of active ingredient per acre in 1998. While these rates are low compared to many fresh ...

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Bloomin Hazard - E/The Environmental Magazine

Nov 17, 2016

E/The Environmental Magazine

Bloomin Hazard
E/The Environmental Magazine
... levels of pesticides on commercial flowers since the main criteria for marketability is appearance, with no restrictions on allowable residues," explains Dr. Susan Kegley, a staff scientist and program coordinator for the Pesticide Action Network ...

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Kiddie Meals - E/The Environmental Magazine

Nov 17, 2016

Kiddie Meals
E/The Environmental Magazine
And more than 63 daily exposures to persistent organic pollutants (linked to serious developmental disorders) are likely, according to the Pesticide Action Network's “Nowhere to Hide” report released this past November. “The more we learn about ...

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Will Our Food be Safe Under Trump? - Civil Eats

Nov 17, 2016

Will Our Food be Safe Under Trump?
Civil Eats
“While it remains to be seen exactly what a Trump administration will do, it's very clear that corporate interests will be firmly in the driver's seat at EPA,” Pesticide Action Network policy director Kristin Schafer told Civil Eats. “When it comes to ...

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Wines from Healthy Vines - E/The Environmental Magazine

Nov 16, 2016

Wines from Healthy Vines
E/The Environmental Magazine
A study in 2008 by Pesticide Action Network Europe found that 100% of conventional wines contained pesticides, with as many as 10 different pesticides per bottle. Twenty-four contaminants total were found, including five classified as carcinogenic, ...

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