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Pesticide drift still a problem for farmers - Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Sep 7, 2014

Pesticide drift still a problem for farmers
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
Andrew Dunham and his 2-year-old daughter Leonora walk near asparagus plants on his farm, in Grinnell, Iowa, on Thursday. The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Dunham's farm cast a shadow over his ...

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Pesticide drift a persistent problem for organic farmers - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sep 6, 2014

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Pesticide drift a persistent problem for organic farmers
DesMoinesRegister.com
Pesticide Action Network organizer Linda Wells said 2,4-D is “notoriously volatile” and particularly harmful to grapes and tomatoes. Enlist kills weeds that are becoming resistant to glyphosate, better known under the trade name Roundup. The company ...
Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmersWRAL.com

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Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers - Fox11online.com

Sep 6, 2014

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers
Fox11online.com
Pesticide Action Network organizer Linda Wells said 2, 4-D is “notoriously volatile” and particularly harmful to grapes and tomatoes. Enlist kills weeds that are becoming resistant to glyphosate, better known as Roundup. The company has given the 2, 4 ...

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Pesticide Drift Is Persistent Problem For Farmers - CBS Local

Sep 6, 2014

CBS Local

Pesticide Drift Is Persistent Problem For Farmers
CBS Local
Pesticide Action Network organizer Linda Wells said 2, 4-D is “notoriously volatile” and particularly harmful to grapes and tomatoes. Enlist kills weeds that are becoming resistant to glyphosate, better known as Roundup. The company has given the 2, 4 ...

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Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers - News & Observer

Sep 6, 2014

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers
News & Observer
Pesticide Action Network organizer Linda Wells said 2, 4-D is "notoriously volatile" and particularly harmful to grapes and tomatoes. Enlist kills weeds that are becoming resistant to glyphosate, better known as Roundup. The company has given the 2, 4 ...

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Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers - Live 5 News

Sep 6, 2014

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers
Live 5 News
Pesticide Action Network organizer Linda Wells said 2, 4-D is "notoriously volatile" and particularly harmful to grapes and tomatoes. Enlist kills weeds that are becoming resistant to glyphosate, better known as Roundup. The company has given the 2, 4 ...

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Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers - WRAL.com

Sep 6, 2014

ABC News

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers
WRAL.com
Pesticide Action Network organizer Linda Wells said 2, 4-D is "notoriously volatile" and particularly harmful to grapes and tomatoes. Enlist kills weeds that are becoming resistant to glyphosate, better known as Roundup. The company has given the 2, 4 ...
Pesticide drift a persistent problem for organic farmersDesMoinesRegister.com

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Written by Press Release - eNews Park Forest

Sep 4, 2014

Written by Press Release
eNews Park Forest
... Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America, and U.S. beekeepers filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 calling for a ban on clothianidin and thiamethoxam, which are used extensively on ...

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Canadian Beekeepers File Class Action Lawsuit Against Makers of Neonicotinoids - eNews Park Forest

Sep 4, 2014

Canadian Beekeepers File Class Action Lawsuit Against Makers of Neonicotinoids
eNews Park Forest
... Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America, and U.S. beekeepers filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 calling for a ban on clothianidin and thiamethoxam, which are used extensively on ...

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Superweeds and the Chemical Dependency of American Farmers - The Epoch Times

Sep 4, 2014

Superweeds and the Chemical Dependency of American Farmers
The Epoch Times
According to Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network North America, 2,4-D drift directly impacts farmers' livelihood. “2,4-D is so toxic to non-engineered plants that it can very easily damage and even wipe out ...

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California Federal District Court Grants Partial Dismissal to Suit Alleging ... - JD Supra (press release)

Sep 3, 2014

California Federal District Court Grants Partial Dismissal to Suit Alleging ...
JD Supra (press release)
Earlier this month, a federal district court in California partially granted motions to dismiss a second amended complaint filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network alleging that the Environmental Protection Agency ...

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Making Contact - Pesticides on the Playground - August 29, 2014 at 3:30pm - kpfa 94.1fm

Aug 29, 2014

Making Contact - Pesticides on the Playground - August 29, 2014 at 3:30pm
kpfa 94.1fm
... Californians for Pesticide Reform co-director; Marina Gomez, Brian Jimenez-Gomez, CHAMACOS research participants; Margaret Reeves, Pesticide Action Network senior scientist; Valerie Bengal, family physician and UC San Francisco clinical professor; ...

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California to Bees: Drop Dead - TakePart

Aug 27, 2014

TakePart

California to Bees: Drop Dead
TakePart
The bill's original supporters comprised a laundry list of environmental groups working to save the bees, including the Pesticide Action Network, the Center for Food Safety, and Friends of the Earth. PAN and CFS sued DPR in July in state court over its ...

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Judge Strikes Down Hawaii Law Limiting GMO Crops - Food Poisoning Bulletin

Aug 27, 2014

Food Poisoning Bulletin

Judge Strikes Down Hawaii Law Limiting GMO Crops
Food Poisoning Bulletin
The defendants include Kaua'i County, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America, Surfrider Foundation, and Ka Makani Ho'opono. Kurren wrote, “This decision in no way diminishes the health and environmental concerns of the people ...

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Kauai Law Limiting GM Crops and Pesticides - Food Safety News

Aug 26, 2014

Food Safety News

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kauai Law Limiting GM Crops and Pesticides
Food Safety News
The order is a decisive blow to the defendants, including Kauai County, Ka Makani Ho'opono (a citizens' group), Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Surfrider Foundation. Victory goes to the plaintiffs, including ...

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Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Gary Hooser, Mel Rapozo, Paul Achitoff, Ross ... - Thegardenisland.com

Aug 26, 2014

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Gary Hooser, Mel Rapozo, Paul Achitoff, Ross ...
Thegardenisland.com
The defense team grew in April when Kurren allowed Earthjustice and the Center for Food Safety to intervene and represent several nonprofit organizations, including CFS, Ka Makani Ho'opono, Pesticide Action Network and Surfrider Foundation ...

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Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i Pesticide and GMO Law - PR Watch

Aug 26, 2014

PR Watch

Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i Pesticide and GMO Law
PR Watch
The environmental advocacy organizations Earthjustice and the Center for Food Safety had joined the case in order to help defend the law, also representing Pesticide Action Network, the Surfrider Foundation, and a group of local residents affected by ...
Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory LawEarth Island Journal

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Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i Pesticide and GMO Law - PR Watch

Aug 26, 2014

PR Watch

Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i Pesticide and GMO Law
PR Watch
The environmental advocacy organizations Earthjustice and the Center for Food Safety had joined the case in order to help defend the law, also representing Pesticide Action Network, the Surfrider Foundation, and a group of local residents affected by ...
Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory LawEarth Island Journal

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Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory Law - Earth Island Journal

Aug 26, 2014

Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory Law
Earth Island Journal
(Attorneys for Earthjustice, and the Center for Food Safety also represented three other organizations that supported the law — Pesticide Action Network, the Surfrider Foundation, and a group of local residents called Ka Makani Ho'opono, or “The Wind ...

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US Judge Overturns Law Curbing GMO Crops in Hawaii - RIA Novosti

Aug 26, 2014

US Judge Overturns Law Curbing GMO Crops in Hawaii
RIA Novosti
"By denying Kauai's law, the judge undermined efforts to create more transparency and more protections for farmers, workers and families from hazardous pesticides," The Wall Street Journal quoted Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, ...

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