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What's in your honey, hun? - Centurion Rekord

Oct 21, 2017

What's in your honey, hun?
Centurion Rekord
Scientists collected 200 samples of honey from around the world, and three out of four samples contained a bee-killing pesticide, according to the findings, published in the journal Science. According to the Pesticide Action Network UK website ...

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NGOs and Farmworkers File Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing in Chlorpyrifos Litigation - The National Law Review

Oct 20, 2017

NGOs and Farmworkers File Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing in Chlorpyrifos Litigation
The National Law Review
In that motion, EPA argued that the court lacks jurisdiction to review the March 29, 2017, order denying the petition by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to revoke all Federal Food, Drug, and ...

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No excuses for coasting on sustainable cotton sourcing - just-style.com (blog)

Oct 20, 2017

just-style.com (blog)

No excuses for coasting on sustainable cotton sourcing
just-style.com (blog)
According to the latest Sustainable Cotton Ranking, an annual report that the World Wildlife Fund, the Pesticide Action Network, and Solidaridad compile every year, only 11 of the world's 75 top buyers of cotton have established time-bound commitments ...

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Farmers in Upper Midwest Report Damage from Dicamba Herbicide - Insurance Journal

Oct 19, 2017

Farmers in Upper Midwest Report Damage from Dicamba Herbicide
Insurance Journal
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Brookings Register

Oct 19, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Brookings Register
Officials in some states issued temporary bans on the herbicide. The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year – an area the size of ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Brookings Register

Oct 19, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Brookings Register
Officials in some states issued temporary bans on the herbicide. The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year – an area the size of ...

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Study highlights glyphosate prevalence - Fruitnet

Oct 19, 2017

Fruitnet

Study highlights glyphosate prevalence
Fruitnet
Angeliki Lyssimachou, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's ecotoxicologist, commented: “This study clearly contradicts the predictions of European authorities that glyphosate does not persist in the environment.” According to the study, Denmark, the ...

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Study highlights glyphosate prevalence - Fruitnet

Oct 19, 2017

Fruitnet

Study highlights glyphosate prevalence
Fruitnet
Angeliki Lyssimachou, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's ecotoxicologist, commented: “This study clearly contradicts the predictions of European authorities that glyphosate does not persist in the environment.” According to the study, Denmark, the ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Wisconsin State Farmer

Oct 18, 2017

Wisconsin State Farmer

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Wisconsin State Farmer
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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COLUMN: Human life is contingent on increased biodiversity - Indiana Daily Student

Oct 18, 2017

COLUMN: Human life is contingent on increased biodiversity
Indiana Daily Student
The EPA's refusal persists despite petitions from farm workers, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network of North America asking for restrictions on the pesticides' use. Current documentation shows that nearly 477 ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - The Capital Journal

Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
The Capital Journal
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Oct 17, 2017

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules. The state agriculture ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Miami Herald

Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Miami Herald
Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules. The state agriculture ...

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EPA Limits Use of Problematic Herbicide Dicamba—But Is That Enough? - EcoWatch

Oct 17, 2017

EcoWatch

EPA Limits Use of Problematic Herbicide Dicamba—But Is That Enough?
EcoWatch
Some authorities have noted that the restrictions do not address the fact that it vaporizes in the first place; that that is its inherent danger. Denise O'Brien, chair of the Pesticide Action Network board, a coalition of groups fighting adverse ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new dicamba limits - Agri News

Oct 17, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new dicamba limits
Agri News
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. "A drift-prone herbicide ...

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Pesticide deaths: Monocrotophos, which helps plants look green, is killing scores of farmers in India - Firstpost

Oct 17, 2017

Firstpost

Pesticide deaths: Monocrotophos, which helps plants look green, is killing scores of farmers in India
Firstpost
C Jayakumar, director of the Pesticide Action Network, says monocrotophos is one of the oldest pesticides still in use, and although it is known to be toxic, it is not alone. "There are two kinds of toxic pesticides: acute ones which cause immediate ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of controversial herbicide dicamba - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Oct 16, 2017

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of controversial herbicide dicamba
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. “A drift-prone herbicide ...

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Farmers Shouldn't Have to Die Before the Government Addresses Rampant Pesticide Misuse - The Wire

Oct 15, 2017

The Wire

Farmers Shouldn't Have to Die Before the Government Addresses Rampant Pesticide Misuse
The Wire
As part of a soon-to-be-released study conducted in 2017 in several Indian states by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India, the Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD) undertook a qualitative study of pesticide use by 25 farmers in Bero ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - WIAT 42

Oct 15, 2017

WIAT 42

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
WIAT 42
Denise O'Brien, a board member with the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network, said the EPA's deal with the companies doesn't go far enough. She said about 3 million acres of crops were damaged by dicamba drift this year. “A drift-prone herbicide ...

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