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Federal Judge Strikes Down Kauai Law Limiting GM Crops and Pesticides - Food Safety News

Aug 26, 2014

Food Safety News

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kauai Law Limiting GM Crops and Pesticides
Food Safety News
The order is a decisive blow to the defendants, including Kauai County, Ka Makani Ho'opono (a citizens' group), Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Surfrider Foundation. Victory goes to the plaintiffs, including ...
Judge Blocks a Local Pesticide Law in HawaiiNew York Times
Federal judge declares new Kauai GMO, pesticide law invalidKHON2
Judge Strikes Down Hawaii Law Limiting GMO CropsFood Poisoning Bulletin
Wall Street Journal -Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
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California to Bees: Drop Dead - TakePart

Aug 26, 2014

California to Bees: Drop Dead
TakePart
The bill's original supporters included a laundry list of environmental groups working to save the bees, including the Pesticide Action Network, the Center for Food Safety, and Friends of the Earth. In fact, PAN and CFS sued DPR in July in state court ...

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Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i Pesticide and GMO Law - PR Watch

Aug 26, 2014

PR Watch

Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i Pesticide and GMO Law
PR Watch
The environmental advocacy organizations Earthjustice and the Center for Food Safety had joined the case in order to help defend the law, also representing Pesticide Action Network, the Surfrider Foundation, and a group of local residents affected by ...
Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory LawEarth Island Journal

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Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory Law - Earth Island Journal

Aug 26, 2014

Federal Judge Overturns Kaua'i GMO, Pesticide Regulatory Law
Earth Island Journal
(Attorneys for Earthjustice, and the Center for Food Safety also represented three other organizations that supported the law — Pesticide Action Network, the Surfrider Foundation, and a group of local residents called Ka Makani Ho'opono, or “The Wind ...

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Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Gary Hooser, Mel Rapozo, Paul Achitoff, Ross ... - Thegardenisland.com

Aug 26, 2014

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Gary Hooser, Mel Rapozo, Paul Achitoff, Ross ...
Thegardenisland.com
The defense team grew in April when Kurren allowed Earthjustice and the Center for Food Safety to intervene and represent several nonprofit organizations, including CFS, Ka Makani Ho'opono, Pesticide Action Network and Surfrider Foundation ...

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US Judge Overturns Law Curbing GMO Crops in Hawaii - RIA Novosti

Aug 26, 2014

US Judge Overturns Law Curbing GMO Crops in Hawaii
RIA Novosti
"By denying Kauai's law, the judge undermined efforts to create more transparency and more protections for farmers, workers and families from hazardous pesticides," The Wall Street Journal quoted Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, ...

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Judge Blocks a Local Pesticide Law in Hawaii - New York Times

Aug 25, 2014

Grist

Judge Blocks a Local Pesticide Law in Hawaii
New York Times
Kauai County was joined in defending the ordinance by the Center for Food Safety, the Pesticide Action Network North America, the Surfrider Foundation and a local group called Ka Makani Ho'opono, meaning “the wind that makes right.” Gary Hooser, a ...
Federal Judge Strikes Down Kauai Law Limiting GM Crops and PesticidesFood Safety News
Federal judge declares new Kauai GMO, pesticide law invalidKHON2
US Judge Overturns GMO Crop Curbs in HawaiiWall Street Journal
Pacific Business News (Honolulu) -Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Kauai GMO crop law ruled invalid - Agri-Pulse

Aug 25, 2014

Kauai GMO crop law ruled invalid
Agri-Pulse
Earthjustice, the Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network of North America, Ka Makani Ho'opono, and the Surfrider Foundation were defendants in the lawsuit. #30. For more news, go to www.agri-pulse.com. ©2013 Agri-Pulse Communications Inc.

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Federal judge declares new Kauai GMO, pesticide law invalid - KHON2

Aug 25, 2014

KITV Honolulu

Federal judge declares new Kauai GMO, pesticide law invalid
KHON2
Four nonprofit organizations – Ka Makani Ho'opono, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and Surfrider Foundation – represented by Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety, were permitted to intervene as of right in the lawsuit ...
Judge Blocks a Local Pesticide Law in HawaiiNew York Times
US Judge Overturns GMO Crop Curbs in HawaiiWall Street Journal
Federal judge rules against Kauai County GMO, pesticides lawPacific Business News (Honolulu)
Honolulu Star-Advertiser -Agri-Pulse
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Federal judge rules against Kauai County GMO, pesticides law - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Aug 25, 2014

Federal judge rules against Kauai County GMO, pesticides law
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
... Hawaii LLC, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., Agrigenetics Inc. and BASF Plant Science LPs against the County of Kauai and intervenors Ka Makani Hoopono, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and Surfrider Foundation.

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Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law invalid - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Aug 25, 2014

Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law invalid
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Attorneys for Earthjustice, and the Center for Food Safety also represented three other organizations that joined the lawsuit: Ka Makani Ho'opono, Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Surfrider Foundation. Attorney Margery Bronster who ...

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California Passes Bill That Mandates Response to Bee Crisis, but Delays Action ... - eNews Park Forest

Aug 25, 2014

California Passes Bill That Mandates Response to Bee Crisis, but Delays Action ...
eNews Park Forest
Beyond Pesticides, Pesticide Action Network, and Center for Food Safety, represented by Earthjustice, recently filed the legal challenge in the California Superior Court for the County of Alameda, urging the California Department of Pesticide ...

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California Passes Bill That Mandates Response to Bee Crisis, but Delays Action ... - eNews Park Forest

Aug 25, 2014

California Passes Bill That Mandates Response to Bee Crisis, but Delays Action ...
eNews Park Forest
Beyond Pesticides, Pesticide Action Network, and Center for Food Safety, represented by Earthjustice, recently filed the legal challenge in the California Superior Court for the County of Alameda, urging the California Department of Pesticide ...

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Hawaii Driving Out Anti-Science "Haole Activists" In The Democratic Party - Science 2.0

Aug 23, 2014

Science 2.0

Hawaii Driving Out Anti-Science "Haole Activists" In The Democratic Party
Science 2.0
Except it isn't. There are certainly loud anti-science activists in and around Hawaii, and they want to pretend they have support - Pesticide Action Network is flying in anyone they can find to convince high school students pesticides are killing us ...

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Hawaii Driving Out Anti-Science "Haolo Activists" In The Democratic Party - Science 2.0

Aug 23, 2014

Science 2.0

Hawaii Driving Out Anti-Science "Haolo Activists" In The Democratic Party
Science 2.0
Except it isn't. There are certainly loud anti-science activists in and around Hawaii, and they want to pretend they have support - Pesticide Action Network is flying in anyone they can find to convince high school students pesticides are killing us ...

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California Legislature Delays Crucial Honeybee Protections - Targeted News Service (subscription)

Aug 22, 2014

California Legislature Delays Crucial Honeybee Protections
Targeted News Service (subscription)
Nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice is representing a coalition of groups--Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides--which has filed a challenge in the California Superior Court for the County of Alameda, ...

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Monsanto Expects 2014 Approval Of GM Soybean Resistant To Stronger ... - The Inquisitr

Aug 21, 2014

The Inquisitr

Monsanto Expects 2014 Approval Of GM Soybean Resistant To Stronger ...
The Inquisitr
Earlier this month, Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network North America, told Reuters, “We are outraged.” She explained, “Despite all of this public outcry, what these decisions show is that USDA is much more ...

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It's official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms - Thanh Nien Daily

Aug 21, 2014

Thanh Nien Daily

It's official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms
Thanh Nien Daily
“The GM maize varieties that have been recently approved in Vietnam are just the tip of the iceberg,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at the US-based Pesticide Action Network North America. “As these GMO companies make regulatory headway ...

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200000 urge EPA to strengthen protections for farmworkers - Wisconsin Gazette

Aug 20, 2014

200000 urge EPA to strengthen protections for farmworkers
Wisconsin Gazette
Earthjustice, Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Migrant Clinicians Network, Pesticide Action Network North America, United Farm Workers and CREDO collected more than 200,000 ...
More Than 200000 People Call for Stronger Workplace Protections for ...eNews Park Forest

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Organic vs. “Organic”: How Much Does Certification Matter? - KQED (blog)

Aug 20, 2014

KQED (blog)

Organic vs. “Organic”: How Much Does Certification Matter?
KQED (blog)
Take organophosphates, for instance. This class of pesticide is used on conventional peaches, apples, grapes, green beans, and pears. According to Pesticide Action Network's database, organophosphates are some of the most toxic insecticides used today.

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