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Paraquat should not be used, there are numerous effective alternatives - Stabroek News

May 23, 2018

Paraquat should not be used, there are numerous effective alternatives
Stabroek News
According to the Pesticide Action Network, “Paraquat is the most highly acutely toxic herbicide to be marketed over the last 60 years”. As well, there are 22 different species of weeds in 13 countries that have become resistant to paraquat, which ...

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State Agency Criticized for Failing to Protect Highest At-Risk Communities - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

May 23, 2018

State Agency Criticized for Failing to Protect Highest At-Risk Communities
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
According to Pesticide Action Network (PAN), the greatest burden continues to be borne by the San Joaquin Valley, with half (106 million pounds) used in just five counties – Fresno, Kern, Tulare, San Joaquin and Madera. Among the top five most heavily ...

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How Many Pesticides Are You Consuming? Here's The 2018 Dirty Dozen - The Alternative Daily (blog)

May 20, 2018

The Alternative Daily (blog)

How Many Pesticides Are You Consuming? Here's The 2018 Dirty Dozen
The Alternative Daily (blog)
And while the UK sources its produce from different countries or regions to the U.S. — and so not all the data that applies there would also apply in the U.S. — the Pesticide Action Network in the UK has also found that oats and wheat have high ...

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May 18, 2018
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EU court upholds ban on pesticides threatening bees - Deutsche Welle

May 17, 2018

Deutsche Welle

EU court upholds ban on pesticides threatening bees
Deutsche Welle
Insecticides are harmful to many different types of insects. For example, butterfly populations have also been affected. Pesticides can also have an impact on human health and harm other wildlife and the environment, according to Pesticide Action ...
EU Court Upholds Ban on 3 Bee-Killing InsecticidesCourthouse News Service

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Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science' - Yahoo News

May 17, 2018

Yahoo News

Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science'
Yahoo News
In September 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a petition for the EPA to either ban the toxic chemical outright or establish residue standards for our food supply. In September ...

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Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science' - Yahoo News

May 17, 2018

Yahoo News

Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science'
Yahoo News
In September 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a petition for the EPA to either ban the toxic chemical outright or establish residue standards for our food supply. In September ...

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Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science' - Yahoo News

May 17, 2018

Yahoo News

Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science'
Yahoo News
In September 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a petition for the EPA to either ban the toxic chemical outright or establish residue standards for our food supply. In September ...

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Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science' - Yahoo Sports

May 17, 2018

Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science'
Yahoo Sports
In September 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a petition for the EPA to either ban the toxic chemical outright or establish residue standards for our food supply. In September ...

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Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science' - Yahoo News

May 17, 2018

Yahoo News

Sen. Tom Udall wants EPA to ban neurotoxic chemical: 'Scott Pruitt doesn't listen to science'
Yahoo News
In September 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a petition for the EPA to either ban the toxic chemical outright or establish residue standards for our food supply. In September ...

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EU Court Upholds Ban on 3 Bee-Killing Insecticides - Courthouse News Service

May 17, 2018

Courthouse News Service

EU Court Upholds Ban on 3 Bee-Killing Insecticides
Courthouse News Service
“This verdict clearly shows that the use of the bee guidance document is an essential tool to protect bees from the harmful effects of pesticides,” Martin Dermine, health and environment policy officer for the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement.

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MEPs launch new investigation into glyphosate and herbicides - Independent.ie

May 17, 2018

Independent.ie

MEPs launch new investigation into glyphosate and herbicides
Independent.ie
The Pesticide Action Network recommends a combination of preventive measures such as crop rotation or mulching, ploughing or other physical weed control, "biological" methods (using insects, bacteria or grazing animals to attack weeds), and "natural" ...

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Have the EU Finally Banned Bee-Harming Pesticides? - International Environmental Technology

May 16, 2018

Have the EU Finally Banned Bee-Harming Pesticides?
International Environmental Technology
Today's vote is historic,” said Martin Dermine of Pesticide Action Network Europe. However, the new challenges facing pesticide analysis and monitoring were not welcome news to everyone. The farming community in particular were apprehensive about the ...

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Wallace Genetic Foundation: Funding Anti-Science Deniers For Hire - American Council on Science and Health

May 10, 2018

American Council on Science and Health

Wallace Genetic Foundation: Funding Anti-Science Deniers For Hire
American Council on Science and Health
Also true, but there is one really interesting thing they all have in common, not only with each other, but with Union of Concerned Scientists, Mother Jones, Maryland Pesticide Action Network, Natural Resources Defense Council and many more. They are ...

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Supporting Organic Agriculture “is truly putting America first” - Food Tank (blog)

May 10, 2018

Supporting Organic Agriculture “is truly putting America first”
Food Tank (blog)
Mendenhall has worked with the Pesticide Action Network and CUESA in San Francisco, and was the Executive Director of the Northeast Organic Farmers Association of New York (NOFA-NY). She now lives in Okoboji, Iowa where she started her own organic ...

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California pesticide use high, covers vast acreage - Capitol Weekly

May 9, 2018

Capitol Weekly

California pesticide use high, covers vast acreage
Capitol Weekly
“Communities across the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Coast are regularly … exposed to hazardous pesticides including those linked to cancer, to reproductive and developmental harm,” said Paul Towers, organizing director for the Berkeley ...

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Anti-pesticide councillors elected to London boroughs - Horticulture Week

May 9, 2018

Horticulture Week

Anti-pesticide councillors elected to London boroughs
Horticulture Week
A total of 139 councillors have been elected across London who support stopping the use of pesticides in public places. More councillors want non-chemical solutions such as Foamstream (pictured). Image: Weedingtech. Almost 400 candidates across the ...

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Pesticide Action Network, 30 città italiane dicono stop ai pesticidi - Libero Pensiero

May 9, 2018

Libero Pensiero

Pesticide Action Network, 30 città italiane dicono stop ai pesticidi
Libero Pensiero
Da sempre l'uso dei pesticidi rappresenta un metodo efficace per la redditività delle aziende agricole. Da sempre queste sostanze, oltre a essere responsabili dell'inquinamento di terra e acqua, rappresentano un pericolo per la salute umana. Per questa ...

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Pesticide Use on California Farms at Near-Record Levels - FairWarning

May 9, 2018

FairWarning

Pesticide Use on California Farms at Near-Record Levels
FairWarning
“Communities across the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Coast are regularly … exposed to hazardous pesticides including those linked to cancer, to reproductive and developmental harm,” said Paul Towers, organizing director for the Berkeley ...

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Agroecology is Becoming A Global Movement. But Where Does the US Fit In? - Common Dreams

May 8, 2018

Common Dreams

Agroecology is Becoming A Global Movement. But Where Does the US Fit In?
Common Dreams
Social movements of small-scale food producers like Vía Campesina, along with allies like the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) and the Pesticide Action Network, have been organizing civil society groups to engage the global ...

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