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State to set legal limit on pesticide byproduct found in Valley drinking water - Fresno Bee

Jul 29, 2016

State to set legal limit on pesticide byproduct found in Valley drinking water
Fresno Bee
At Thursday's workshop, Medha Chandra, an organizer with the Pesticide Action Network, who said she's concerned that the cost of treatment will be passed onto residents. She wants Shell and Dow Chemical to be held accountable. Dr. Jean Linder, a local ...

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Evidence too thin to support chlorpyrifos regulation, panel concludes - Agri-Pulse

Jul 29, 2016

Evidence too thin to support chlorpyrifos regulation, panel concludes
Agri-Pulse
Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council quoted the court's own order from a year ago, which called EPA's lack of action “egregious.” “Chlorpyrifos causes acute pesticide poisonings when people come ...

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Dangerous Liaisons: ChemChina's Bid for Syngenta - Truth-Out

Jul 29, 2016

Dangerous Liaisons: ChemChina's Bid for Syngenta
Truth-Out
The whole idea of GE seeds is to make money," said Sarojeni V. Rengam, executive director of Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP). "We want to send out a strong message to all those supporting the promotion of Golden Rice, especially ...

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California Adds Atrazine to List of Toxic Chemicals, But No Ban - KQED

Jul 28, 2016

KQED

California Adds Atrazine to List of Toxic Chemicals, But No Ban
KQED
It's mainly used on Midwestern corn, sorghum and sugar cane crops. California uses more than 20,000 pounds a year, mostly on corn and grass for livestock in San Joaquin and Imperial county, according to Paul Towers from the Pesticide Action Network.

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California Adds Atrazine to List of Toxic Chemicals, But No Ban - KQED

Jul 28, 2016

KQED

California Adds Atrazine to List of Toxic Chemicals, But No Ban
KQED
It's mainly used on Midwestern corn, sorghum and sugar cane crops. California uses more than 20,000 pounds a year, mostly on corn and grass for livestock in San Joaquin and Imperial county, according to Paul Towers from the Pesticide Action Network.

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Living Near Agricultural Pesticides During Pregnancy Linked to Lower IQ for Salinas Valley Kids - Bay Area Indymedia

Jul 27, 2016

Bay Area Indymedia

Living Near Agricultural Pesticides During Pregnancy Linked to Lower IQ for Salinas Valley Kids
Bay Area Indymedia
“There is ample evidence that exposure to organophosphates (OPs) is extremely harmful to children's brains at critical windows of their development,” said Emily Marquez, PhD, staff scientist at Pesticide Action Network and co-author of Kids on the ...

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