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Europe is Waging War on Insecticides and GMO Crops - Organic Authority

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Organic Authority

Europe is Waging War on Insecticides and GMO Crops
Organic Authority
“The proposed regulations are very strict: a full ban, except for greenhouses that are supposed to be closed systems,” explains Martin Dermine, at Pesticide Action Network Europe, which obtained the leaked proposals and shared them with the Guardian.

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Asian farmers decry revival of Golden Rice field trials - Daily News & Analysis

Apr 23, 2017

Daily News & Analysis

Asian farmers decry revival of Golden Rice field trials
Daily News & Analysis
Amidst the celebration of Earth Day, farmers and civil societies coming from India, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as regional organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, Asian Peasants Coalition and ...

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Marching for science by and for the people - Huffington Post

Apr 21, 2017

Huffington Post

Marching for science by and for the people
Huffington Post
This Saturday, Pesticide Action Network will be in the streets of San Francisco, marching for science. We march because we believe that the freedom and ability to conduct independent science, by and for the people, is critical to our collective ability ...
Home & Garden: Science Marches OnPacific Sun
Satellite Marches - March for ScienceMarch for Science

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Agribusinesses seek delay in endangered species evaluations - Agri-Pulse

Apr 20, 2017

Agri-Pulse

Agribusinesses seek delay in endangered species evaluations
Agri-Pulse
Last month, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt rejected a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network to prohibit the use of chlorpyrifos. NRDC and PAN are challenging that decision in court. The assessments are ...

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Pesticide makers claim endangered species science 'flawed' - CNN

Apr 20, 2017

CNN

Pesticide makers claim endangered species science 'flawed'
CNN
Dow AgroSciences contends that "no pest control product has been more thoroughly evaluated" than chlorpyrifos -- and that it is used in nearly 100 nations. Environmental groups like the Pesticide Action Network point to research linking chlorpyrifos ...
Pesticide firms seek delay in endangered species evaluationsAgri-Pulse

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Home & Garden: Science Marches On - Pacific Sun

Apr 19, 2017

Home & Garden: Science Marches On
Pacific Sun
... developing brains, including increased risk of learning disabilities, reductions in IQ, developmental delay, autism, and ADHD,” said Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, senior scientist at the Natural Resource Defense Council in a Pesticide Action Network news ...

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US environmentalists move fight from Capitol Hill to the courts - Deutsche Welle

Apr 19, 2017

Jezebel

US environmentalists move fight from Capitol Hill to the courts
Deutsche Welle
Last week, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the administration for canceling a planned ban on a controversial pesticide linked to brain damage in children, which had been put in place by the Obama ...
Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children SickJezebel
Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to AutismMilwaukee Community Journal
Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for ScienceHuffington Post
Chicago Sun-Times
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US environmentalists move from Capitol Hill to the courts - Deutsche Welle

Apr 19, 2017

Jezebel

US environmentalists move from Capitol Hill to the courts
Deutsche Welle
Last week, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the administration for canceling a planned ban on a controversial pesticide linked to brain damage in children, which had been put in place by the Obama ...
Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children SickJezebel
Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to AutismMilwaukee Community Journal
Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for ScienceHuffington Post
Chicago Sun-Times
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Neonicotinoid fiasco: How American green NGOs are turning Europe against science, pushing EU towards insecticide ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Apr 19, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Neonicotinoid fiasco: How American green NGOs are turning Europe against science, pushing EU towards insecticide ...
Genetic Literacy Project
The commission fears it will lose the case, so it has leaked to friendly reporters at The Guardian and Politico (via the activist Pesticide Action Network) that it intends to push forward with a full ban on neonics, except in greenhouses. What has the ...

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Three rivers in Cameron Highlands declared 'biologically dead' - TODAYonline

Apr 18, 2017

Three rivers in Cameron Highlands declared 'biologically dead'
TODAYonline
Citing an example, he said in 2015, Reach and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides — such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT — was found in the ...

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Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead' - New Straits Times Online

Apr 17, 2017

New Straits Times Online

Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead'
New Straits Times Online
Citing an example, he said in 2015, REACH and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides, such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT found in the water ...

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Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead' - New Straits Times Online

Apr 17, 2017

New Straits Times Online

Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead'
New Straits Times Online
Citing an example, he said in 2015, REACH and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides, such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT found in the water ...

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Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to Autism - Milwaukee Community Journal

Apr 17, 2017

Milwaukee Community Journal

Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to Autism
Milwaukee Community Journal
The agency has seen several complaints by groups such as the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Although required to respond to the petition and make a final decision on the ban by March 31, just a few days before that ...
Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for ScienceHuffington Post

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Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for Science - Huffington Post

Apr 17, 2017

Huffington Post

Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for Science
Huffington Post
... harm to children and their developing brains, including increased risk of learning disabilities, reductions in IQ, developmental delay, autism, and ADHD,” said Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, senior scientist at NRDC in a Pesticide Action Network news release.

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Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children Sick - Jezebel

Apr 17, 2017

Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children Sick
Jezebel
According to the EPA, chlorpyrifos is currently undergoing “registration review,” after rejecting a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and Natural Resources Defense Council in March to expand regulatory action on use of the ...

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Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, April 2017 - JD Supra (press release)

Apr 17, 2017

JD Supra (press release)

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, April 2017
JD Supra (press release)
EPA Denies Petition To Ban Chlorpyrifos: On April 5, 2017, EPA issued an order denying the September 2007 petition of the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDA) requesting that EPA revoke ...

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Blinkered approach to insecticides won't benefit bees - The Australian

Apr 17, 2017

The Australian

Blinkered approach to insecticides won't benefit bees
The Australian
The commission fears it will lose the case, so it has leaked to friendly reporters at The Guardian and Politico (via the activist Pesticide Action Network) that it intends to push forward with a full ban on neonics, except in greenhouses. The original ...

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Groups to Probe Why Pruitt Put ''Pesticide Industry Profits Ahead of Children's Health" - Common Dreams

Apr 12, 2017

Common Dreams

Groups to Probe Why Pruitt Put ''Pesticide Industry Profits Ahead of Children's Health"
Common Dreams
Pruitt's March 29 decision to deny a 10-year-old petition brought forth by Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council sparked outrage from public health advocates and environmentalists who say the move—which is what the ...
Why did Scott Pruitt refuse to ban a chemical that the EPA itself said is dangerous?Washington Post
EPA Reverses Obama Administration's Suggestion to Ban PesticideUS Recall News (press release)
Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPAYahoo Finance

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Hungary's protests, coral bleaching and a neutrino anomaly - Nature.com

Apr 12, 2017

Nature.com

Hungary's protests, coral bleaching and a neutrino anomaly
Nature.com
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network, which originally petitioned to ban the pesticide in 2007, cited the EPA's own science indicating that children, in particular, are vulnerable to high exposures from contaminated ...

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Why did Scott Pruitt refuse to ban a chemical that the EPA itself said is dangerous? - Washington Post

Apr 12, 2017

US Recall News (press release)

Why did Scott Pruitt refuse to ban a chemical that the EPA itself said is dangerous?
Washington Post
On March 29, Scott Pruitt, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency, denied a petition asking for a ban on the use of an insecticide called Chlorpyrifos. The petitioners, Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council ...
EPA Reverses Obama Administration's Suggestion to Ban PesticideUS Recall News (press release)
Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Pesticides and the EPAYahoo Finance

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