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Extension of dicamba registrations not a sure thing - Delta Farm Press

Feb 22, 2018

Delta Farm Press

Extension of dicamba registrations not a sure thing
Delta Farm Press
... pending in the Senate would extend the authority to collect maintenance fees of $31 million a year through fiscal 2020. That legislation passed the House unanimously last March, but is being held up in the Senate by senators who are protesting ...

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Senators float 'compromise' on PRIA reauthorization - Agri-Pulse

Feb 21, 2018

Agri-Pulse

Senators float 'compromise' on PRIA reauthorization
Agri-Pulse
The amendment would give EPA 50 days to issue a final decision on objections filed by environmental groups and several attorneys general to its March 29, 2017, order denying a Pesticide Action Network/Natural Resources Defense Council petition to ...

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Viewpoint: How European activists lobby for a glyphosate ban despite findings of its safety - Genetic Literacy Project

Feb 20, 2018

Genetic Literacy Project

Viewpoint: How European activists lobby for a glyphosate ban despite findings of its safety
Genetic Literacy Project
The coalition of organizations urging sharp restrictions or a ban on glyphosate is large, and growing, including: Corporate Europe Observatory, Greenpeace, Pesticide Action Network, Health and Environment Alliance, WeMove.eu, Foodwatch, Ligue contre le ...

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Inside the Katharine Hamnett for Matches Fashion exclusive capsule launch - Vogue Australia

Feb 18, 2018

Vogue Australia

Inside the Katharine Hamnett for Matches Fashion exclusive capsule launch
Vogue Australia
The event celebrated an exclusive capsule range of protest T-shirts, a nod to the potential of the fashion industry to ignite and support political activism. The evening also included In Conversation pieces with speakers from Greenpeace, Friends of the ...

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Pesticide ban moves ahead - Thegardenisland.com

Feb 18, 2018

Pesticide ban moves ahead
Thegardenisland.com
The EPA notes on its website that it has “conducted several risk assessments” in the wake of a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council requesting the EPA “revoke all pesticide tolerances ...

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Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides - West Hawaii Today

Feb 16, 2018

West Hawaii Today

Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides
West Hawaii Today
The EPA notes on its website that it has “conducted several risk assessments” in the wake of a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council requesting the EPA “revoke all pesticide tolerances ...

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Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides - Hawaii Tribune Herald

Feb 16, 2018

Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides
Hawaii Tribune Herald
The EPA notes on its website that it has “conducted several risk assessments” in the wake of a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council requesting the EPA “revoke all pesticide tolerances ...

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Lawsuit Demands EPA Vacate Dicamba Registration - KTIC

Feb 14, 2018

KTIC

Lawsuit Demands EPA Vacate Dicamba Registration
KTIC
The lawsuit's plaintiffs — The National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Diversity, and Pesticide Action Network — are among a crowded field. Just two weeks ago, a panel of judges ruled that 11 separate lawsuits on ...
Dicamba Under ScrutinyDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

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Dicamba Under Scrutiny - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Feb 14, 2018

Dicamba Under Scrutiny
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
The lawsuit's plaintiffs -- The National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Diversity, and Pesticide Action Network -- are among a crowded field. Just two weeks ago, a panel of judges ruled that 11 separate lawsuits on ...

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Cura del verde, Guardia Sanframondi aderisce alle “Città Libere dai Pesticidi” - NTR24

Feb 13, 2018

NTR24

Cura del verde, Guardia Sanframondi aderisce alle “Città Libere dai Pesticidi”
NTR24
L'adesione al progetto europeo permetterà a Guardia Sanframondi di entrare in una comunità di amministrazioni che operano contemporaneamente con lo stesso scopo attraverso lo scambio delle “buone pratiche” per la cura del verde pubblico. Il progetto ...

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Pesticides: Does the EU let industry write its own rules? - Deutsche Welle

Feb 13, 2018

Deutsche Welle

Pesticides: Does the EU let industry write its own rules?
Deutsche Welle
A new report from the environmental group Pesticide Action Network says 90 percent of pesticide authorization tests conducted by the EU are either designed by the pesticide industry itself, or pushed by it. And in more than two-thirds of tests, the ...

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Under Trump's EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state - Crosscut

Feb 13, 2018

Crosscut

Under Trump's EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state
Crosscut
Most states — including Washington — don't have the resources or agency infrastructure to conduct risk assessments on a regular basis, according to Emily Marquez with the Pesticide Action Network of North America. On occasion, the EPA conducts risk ...
Senators float 'compromise' on PRIA reauthorizationAgri-Pulse

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Under Trump's EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state - Crosscut

Feb 13, 2018

Crosscut

Under Trump's EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state
Crosscut
Most states — including Washington — don't have the resources or agency infrastructure to conduct risk assessments on a regular basis, according to Emily Marquez with the Pesticide Action Network of North America. On occasion, the EPA conducts risk ...

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Farmers, conservationists challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto over crop-damaging pesticide - Wisconsin Gazette

Feb 13, 2018

Wisconsin Gazette

Farmers, conservationists challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto over crop-damaging pesticide
Wisconsin Gazette
Denise O'Brien, Iowa farmer and board president of Pesticide Action Network, said, “Last year, EPA ignored concerns of farmers, caving to Monsanto's pressure and rushing dicamba-resistant seeds to market. EPA has failed utterly to protect farmers from ...

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Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto Over Crop-damaging Pesticide Dicamba - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feb 12, 2018

Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto Over Crop-damaging Pesticide Dicamba
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Last year, EPA ignored concerns of farmers, caving to Monsanto's pressure and rushing dicamba-resistant seeds to market. EPA has failed utterly to protect farmers from this exploding crisis,” said Denise O'Brien, Iowa farmer and board president of ...

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'Dangerous Drift-Prone Pesticide' Threatens Millions of Acres, Hundreds of Endangered Species: Farmers and ... - EcoWatch

Feb 12, 2018

'Dangerous Drift-Prone Pesticide' Threatens Millions of Acres, Hundreds of Endangered Species: Farmers and ...
EcoWatch
Denise O'Brien, Iowa farmer and Board president of Pesticide Action Network, said, "Last year, EPA ignored concerns of farmers, caving to Monsanto's pressure and rushing dicamba-resistant seeds to market. EPA has failed utterly to protect farmers from ...

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Challenging Inequality? Assert People's Collective Rights and Sovereignty - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Feb 12, 2018

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Challenging Inequality? Assert People's Collective Rights and Sovereignty
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
Seven out of 10 cases of land rights-related violations in 2017 involved police, military and paramilitaries, according to Pesticide Action Network-Asia Pacific. Leading the list is the elite-led state of the Philippines. The land conflicts often ...

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La «Commission Monsanto» approuvée par le Parlement européen - Libération

Feb 6, 2018

Libération

La «Commission Monsanto» approuvée par le Parlement européen
Libération
Les membres de la Commission, qui seront désignés le 8 février, auront alors neuf mois pour réaliser ces missions et rendre un rapport au Parlement. Mardi, le Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe a profité de l'occasion pour publier une étude selon ...

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Trump Administration Is Allowing Poison in Our Food Supply so Chemical Companies Like Dow Can Profit - AlterNet

Feb 2, 2018

AlterNet

Trump Administration Is Allowing Poison in Our Food Supply so Chemical Companies Like Dow Can Profit
AlterNet
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network first filed a petition to ban this toxic chemical from the U.S. food supply over a decade ago. Since then, new studies of the impacts of chlorpyrifos on human health have indicated ...

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