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EPA fail: refuses to ban 'brain damage' pesticide - The Ecologist (blog)

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The Ecologist (blog)

EPA fail: refuses to ban 'brain damage' pesticide
The Ecologist (blog)
In 2007, Pesticide Action Network and Natural Resource Defense Council petitioned the EPA to ban CPR because the agency failed to account for pesticide drift or the growing body of peer-reviewed studies from such reputable institutions as Columbia ...

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Make fairness a key ingredient in Sacramento's farm-to-fork movement - Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento Bee

Make fairness a key ingredient in Sacramento's farm-to-fork movement
Sacramento Bee
As we marched on Saturday to honor the legacy of farmworker leader Cesar Chavez, it was a stark reminder of how far we've come and how far we have to go, as we work to build a truly sustainable food system that treats everyone with dignity. The food ...

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Making natural pesticides at home - The Island.lk (subscription)

Mar 31, 2015

Making natural pesticides at home
The Island.lk (subscription)
One of the books I bought at the mela was Debug Your Home The Natural Way brought out by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) (email: panap@panap.net) I have written about natural pesticides many times : specially Citrus Peel, Garlic ...

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Renewed push to reform pesticide use on Cesar Chavez Day - KIONrightnow.com

Mar 31, 2015

KIONrightnow.com

Renewed push to reform pesticide use on Cesar Chavez Day
KIONrightnow.com
He and the Pesticide Action Network measured the air in his backyard. “My home is 350' away from the field,” Matlow said. “We showed some intense levels of exposure, three and a half times the buffer zone. So I feel our data, we can see that this stuff ...
On Cesar Chavez's Birthday, Berry Pickers Demand More Than $8 a DayTakePart
After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't overGrist

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On Cesar Chavez's Birthday, Berry Pickers Demand More Than $8 a Day - TakePart

Mar 31, 2015

TakePart

On Cesar Chavez's Birthday, Berry Pickers Demand More Than $8 a Day
TakePart
The coalition of groups, which includes the UFW and Pesticide Action Network of North America, is playing up the Chavez symbolism too—he fasted in the name of pesticide reform for 36 days in 1987. The coalition announced results of a study and called ...
After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't overGrist

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After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't over - Grist

Mar 31, 2015

Grist

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't over
Grist
Farmworker justice groups such as the Pesticide Action Network, UFW, Earthjustice, and the Migrant Clinicians Network are in D.C. today to deliver bundles of signed petitions urging EPA to finalize the new rules. The harmful effects of pesticides are ...

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New Report: Cancer-causing pesticide found in the air; Chavez Day call for reform - Bay Area Indymedia

Mar 30, 2015

Bay Area Indymedia

New Report: Cancer-causing pesticide found in the air; Chavez Day call for reform
Bay Area Indymedia
In Watsonville, special education teacher Justin Matlow conducted a test of the air at his home during and after nearby—within 350 and 850 feet—chloropicrin applications. He and Pesticide Action Network scientists found chloropicrin concentrations in ...

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Anti-GMO activists leverage glyphosate cancer reclassification to resurrect ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Mar 27, 2015

Anti-GMO activists leverage glyphosate cancer reclassification to resurrect ...
Genetic Literacy Project
Pesticide Action Network said in a release that “The finding gives new urgency to questions about the impacts of genetically engineered (GE) crops that are designed to tolerate herbicide applications.” In fact, there is no reference in the IAARC report ...

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Cancer Risk is Cause for EPA to Act on GMO Weed Killer - Environmental Working Group

Mar 27, 2015

New York Times

Cancer Risk is Cause for EPA to Act on GMO Weed Killer
Environmental Working Group
The letter was signed by EWG, Just Label It, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Food Safety, Consumers Union, Food & Water Watch, Friends of the Earth and the Pesticide Action Network North America. President Obama pledged in 2007 to ...
Anti-GMO activists leverage glyphosate cancer reclassification to resurrect ...Genetic Literacy Project

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Common herbicide flagged in Europe as a possible cancer cause - Park Rapids Enterprise

Mar 25, 2015

Park Rapids Enterprise

Common herbicide flagged in Europe as a possible cancer cause
Park Rapids Enterprise
The California-based Pesticide Action Network was among those seizing on the report. "This increasingly dangerous pesticide treadmill calls into question the logic of genetically engineered herbicide technologies," the group's staff scientist Emily ...

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Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns - Western Journalism

Mar 24, 2015

Western Journalism

Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns
Western Journalism
Audubon, EDF, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, Pesticide Action Network, Natural Resource Defense Council, and other radical groups that oppose DDT just don't give a damn – even as they have become filthy, callously rich by opposing the ...

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Environment, Public Health Advocates Urge Government to Adopt Less Meat, - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Mar 24, 2015

Environment, Public Health Advocates Urge Government to Adopt Less Meat,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... NRDC, Sierra Club Climate Reality Project, Center for Food Safety, Center for Science in the Public Interest, John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Pesticide Action Network North America, Union of Concerned Scientists and National WIC Association.

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Fastfood chains asked to boycott GM produce - FreshPlaza

Mar 24, 2015

Fastfood chains asked to boycott GM produce
FreshPlaza
... Environmental Working Group, Food Democracy Now, Food & Water Watch, Green America, GMO Inside, Healthy Child Healthy World, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network and CREDO — sent letters to the fast food chains on Friday.

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Europe flags Roundup herbicide as probable cancer-causing agent - Duluth News Tribune

Mar 23, 2015

Europe flags Roundup herbicide as probable cancer-causing agent
Duluth News Tribune
The California-based Pesticide Action Network was among those seizing on the report. "This increasingly dangerous pesticide treadmill calls into questions the logic of genetically engineered herbicide technologies," the group's staff scientist Emily ...

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Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns - The Heartland Institute

Mar 23, 2015

Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns
The Heartland Institute
Audubon, EDF, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, Pesticide Action Network, Natural Resource Defense Council and other radical groups that oppose DDT just don't give a damn – even as they have become filthy, callously rich by opposing the ...

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Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Mar 23, 2015

Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns
Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)
Audubon, EDF, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, Pesticide Action Network, Natural Resource Defense Council and other radical groups that oppose DDT just don't give a damn – even as they have become filthy, callously rich by opposing the ...

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Fast food chains urged to boycott genetically engineered produce - The Hill

Mar 23, 2015

Fast food chains urged to boycott genetically engineered produce
The Hill
... Environmental Working Group, Food Democracy Now, Food & Water Watch, Green America, GMO Inside, Healthy Child Healthy World, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network and CREDO — sent letters to the fast food chains on Friday.

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Radical environmentalism's death campaigns - Enter Stage Right

Mar 22, 2015

Radical environmentalism's death campaigns
Enter Stage Right
Audubon, EDF, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, Pesticide Action Network, Natural Resource Defense Council and other radical groups that oppose DDT just don't give a damn – even as they have become filthy, callously rich by opposing the ...

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Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns - Right Side News

Mar 22, 2015

Radical Environmentalism's Death Campaigns
Right Side News
Audubon, EDF, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, Pesticide Action Network, Natural Resource Defense Council and other radical groups that oppose DDT just don't give a damn – even as they have become filthy, callously rich by opposing the ...

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Agriculture briefs - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Mar 22, 2015

Agriculture briefs
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
... known to have acute and chronic effects on honey bees and other pollinator species and are considered a major factor in declining pollinator heath and populations,” according to a press release from the Sacramento-based Pesticide Action Network.

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