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Are Fashion's Rankings All They Are Cracked Up to Be? - The Fashion Law (blog)

Oct 4, 2017

The Fashion Law (blog)

Are Fashion's Rankings All They Are Cracked Up to Be?
The Fashion Law (blog)
Another, more recent report comes by way of the Pesticide Action Network UK, Solidaridad and WWF, and ranks brands according to their efforts to source sustainable cotton. Topping that list, which was released this week, is C&A Global (a Dutch chain of ...

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Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms - EURACTIV

Oct 3, 2017

EURACTIV

Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms
EURACTIV
The study, carried out by the NGO Pesticide Action Network (PAN Europe), found that 68% of European fruit contained traces of pesticides and 34% contained residues of 27 potentially harmful endocrine disrupting pesticides (EDPs). For vegetables, the ...

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Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms - EURACTIV

Oct 3, 2017

EURACTIV

Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms
EURACTIV
The study, carried out by the NGO Pesticide Action Network (PAN Europe), found that 68% of European fruit contained traces of pesticides and 34% contained residues of 27 potentially harmful endocrine disrupting pesticides (EDPs). For vegetables, the ...

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How Safe Are Pesticides? Not Very, Say UK Researchers - CleanTechnica

Oct 2, 2017

CleanTechnica

How Safe Are Pesticides? Not Very, Say UK Researchers
CleanTechnica
Keith Tyrell of the Pesticide Action Network agrees. “We don't know how a pesticide will really impact the environment until it is too late. It can take years before enough scientific evidence is collected to persuade regulators to take action, and ...

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Sustainable Cotton Ranking Report Calls Out Companies for Cotton Sourcing Commitments - Sourcing Journal Online

Oct 2, 2017

Sourcing Journal Online

Sustainable Cotton Ranking Report Calls Out Companies for Cotton Sourcing Commitments
Sourcing Journal Online
The report, put out by the Pesticide Action Network UK, Solidaridad and WWF, which share a vision for a more sustainable cotton sector, ranks brands and retailers along various criteria and makes recommendations on how companies can improve their ...
The World's Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some SurprisesTriple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Leading brands progress on cotton sustainability falls shortFashionUnited India
Big brand progress on cotton sustainability is insufficientjust-style.com (subscription)

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The World's Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Oct 2, 2017

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

The World's Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
cotton, sustainable cotton, supply chain, human rights, better cotton initiative, Leon The NGO Solidaridad, in partnership with organizations including WWF and United Kingdom-based Pesticide Action Network, today released its annual sustainable cotton ...

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H&M, Levi & Strauss, Nike Top Sustainable Cotton Report - The Business of Fashion

Oct 1, 2017

The Business of Fashion

H&M, Levi & Strauss, Nike Top Sustainable Cotton Report
The Business of Fashion
The report was released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), together with sustainability-focused development agency Solidaridad and Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), in a bid to highlight the need for more sustainable practices in the cotton ...

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Trump Cripples Science… and Golf? - Dissident Voice

Sep 29, 2017

Trump Cripples Science… and Golf?
Dissident Voice
Subsequent to Pruitt's decision, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a motion in US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to “force the EPA to ban chlorpyrifos,” arguing that the agency has not ...

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The green machine fuelled by your taxes - Yorkshire Post

Sep 28, 2017

Yorkshire Post

The green machine fuelled by your taxes
Yorkshire Post
Indirectly, these groups have raised costs which have been felt by households across the UK. The Pesticide Action Network, which has received more than €710,000 from the European Commission over the past decade, has been vociferously campaigning ...

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California Court of Appeal Rejects State's Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides - AlterNet

Sep 28, 2017

AlterNet

California Court of Appeal Rejects State's Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides
AlterNet
Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides, represented by Earthjustice, filed the underlying lawsuit in 2014, seeking to halt DPR's practice of approving ever more uses for neonicotinoid pesticides pending completion of ...

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California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA's Petition Challenging Approval by DPR of ... - Lexology (registration)

Sep 27, 2017

California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA's Petition Challenging Approval by DPR of ...
Lexology (registration)
On September 19, 2017, California's Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District reversed a trial court decision denying a petition by the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) challenging the approval by the California Department of ...

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Government funded fruit and vegetables found in schools with alarming levels of toxic chemicals - Essex Live

Sep 27, 2017

Essex Live

Government funded fruit and vegetables found in schools with alarming levels of toxic chemicals
Essex Live
Nick Mole, a policy officer at Pesticide Action Network UK, said: "Our aim is not to alarm parents but they do have a right to know what chemicals are in the food being given to their children. "While we applaud the Department for Health's efforts to ...

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California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA's Petition Challenging Approval by DPR of ... - The National Law Review

Sep 26, 2017

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California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA's Petition Challenging Approval by DPR of ...
The National Law Review
On September 19, 2017, California's Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District reversed a trial court decision denying a petition by the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) challenging the approval by the California Department of ...
First District Holds CEQA's Substantive Requirements Apply to Environmental Documentation of State Agency Acting ...JD Supra (press release)

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California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA's Petition Challenging Approv - JD Supra (press release)

Sep 26, 2017

California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA's Petition Challenging Approv
JD Supra (press release)
On September 19, 2017, California's Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District reversed a trial court decision denying a petition by the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) challenging the approval by the California Department of ...

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First District Holds CEQA's Substantive Requirements Apply to Environmental Documentation of State Agency Acting ... - Lexology (registration)

Sep 26, 2017

First District Holds CEQA's Substantive Requirements Apply to Environmental Documentation of State Agency Acting ...
Lexology (registration)
In reversing the trial court's judgment denying plaintiff Pesticide Action Network North America's (PANNA) CEQA writ petition challenging the label amendments, the Court of Appeal squarely rejected the Department's argument that it was broadly exempt ...

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Under the leadership of Sarojeni Rengam, the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (Panap) continues to push for a ... - Star2.com

Sep 25, 2017

Star2.com

Under the leadership of Sarojeni Rengam, the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (Panap) continues to push for a ...
Star2.com
Knowing all that eventually led her to work for the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Asia Pacific (Panap), of which she is currently executive director. PAN is a global network dedicated to the elimination of harm upon humans and the environment by ...

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State issues health advisory after testing marijuana from Steamboat business - Steamboat Pilot & Today

Sep 25, 2017

Steamboat Pilot & Today

State issues health advisory after testing marijuana from Steamboat business
Steamboat Pilot & Today
The Pesticide Action Network classifies the dangers of abamectin as acute toxicity and a development or reproductive toxin. Fisher said RMR did an internal investigation and found no employees were using abamectin. "They'd be gone," Fisher said.

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Letters to the editor Monday - Savannah Morning News

Sep 25, 2017

Savannah Morning News

Letters to the editor Monday
Savannah Morning News
According to the Pesticide Action Network and a Columbia University study, this extremely toxic poison is related to several debilitating neurological disorders that include loss of IQ, the increased likelihood of children developing ADHD or other ...

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