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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, 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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House Dems Accuse Pruitt, Trump of Catering to Big Ag on Pesticide - PJ Media

Oct 14, 2017

PJ Media

House Dems Accuse Pruitt, Trump of Catering to Big Ag on Pesticide
PJ Media
The Obama administration in 2015 moved to eliminate use of chlorpyrifos after fielding a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. In November 2016, EPA scientists concluded in a risk assessment ...

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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - Times Record

Oct 14, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
Times Record
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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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits on dicamba use - DesMoinesRegister.com

Oct 13, 2017

DesMoinesRegister.com

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits on dicamba use
DesMoinesRegister.com
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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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - San Francisco Chronicle

Oct 13, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
San Francisco Chronicle
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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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba - Palm Beach Post

Oct 13, 2017

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba
Palm Beach Post
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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Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4. - WPXI Pittsburgh

Oct 13, 2017

Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4.
WPXI Pittsburgh
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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Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oct 12, 2017

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oct 12, 2017

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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President Trump pitches tax overhaul plan in Harrisburg - WPXI Pittsburgh

Oct 11, 2017

WPXI Pittsburgh

President Trump pitches tax overhaul plan in Harrisburg
WPXI Pittsburgh
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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