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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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EPA Eyes Chlorpyrifos Ban - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Nov 11, 2016

EPA Eyes Chlorpyrifos Ban
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
The Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council filed a petition in 2007 to force EPA to take action. In June 2015, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling pressuring EPA to make a decision by Oct. 31 ...

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Letters, Nov. 11, 2016: Some artists not happy with whale sculpture - Monterey County Herald

Nov 10, 2016

Monterey County Herald

Letters, Nov. 11, 2016: Some artists not happy with whale sculpture
Monterey County Herald
Safe Ag Safe Schools and Pesticide Action Network are demanding to extend the proposed buffer zone to a mile, and to require adequate notification of any applications within the buffer zone. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation is holding ...

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Your chance to speak out on pesticides on Dec. 1 - The Salinas Californian

Nov 9, 2016

Your chance to speak out on pesticides on Dec. 1
The Salinas Californian
The protective measures currently taken by California DPR create concern. Safe Ag Safe Schools and the Pesticide Action Network are calling for a one-mile buffer zone where the application of harmful pesticides is banned, as well as sufficient ...

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Fashionably Natural - E/The Environmental Magazine

Nov 8, 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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