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Glyphosate is a 'probably carcinogenic' pesticide. Why do cities still use it? - The Guardian

2 hours 29 min ago

The Guardian

Glyphosate is a 'probably carcinogenic' pesticide. Why do cities still use it?
The Guardian
“In some cities and towns glyphosate is used indiscriminately, sloshed all over pavements and parks by council employees with backpacks or sub-contractors riding quad bikes at ridiculous speeds,” says Keith Tyrell of Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN-UK ...

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Challenge to EPA Approval of "Hazardous" Herbicide in North Dakota - Public News Service

4 hours 39 min ago

Public News Service

Challenge to EPA Approval of "Hazardous" Herbicide in North Dakota
Public News Service
The Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and other members of the coalition had challenged the use of Enlist Duo when it was initially approved for use on genetically engineered corn and soy crops in six states. This latest motion comes as ...
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...eNews Park Forest
Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more statesAgri-Pulse

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Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ... - eNews Park Forest

Apr 20, 2015

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
eNews Park Forest
But in approving Dow's proposed use of 2,4-D, EPA has failed to protect their health, their vulnerable crops and their livelihoods,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “Communities across the Midwest ...
Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more statesAgri-Pulse

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Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more states - Agri-Pulse

Apr 20, 2015

Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more states
Agri-Pulse
... the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North ...
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...eNews Park Forest

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Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ... - Bay Area Indymedia

Apr 20, 2015

Bay Area Indymedia

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
Bay Area Indymedia
But in approving Dow's proposed use of 2,4-D, EPA has failed to protect their health, their vulnerable crops and their livelihoods,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “Communities across the Midwest ...

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Organic Valley Farmers & Employees Join Sustainability Education Bicycle Tour - PerishableNews (press release) (registration)

Apr 20, 2015

Organic Valley Farmers & Employees Join Sustainability Education Bicycle Tour
PerishableNews (press release) (registration)
... Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action Network, Seed ...

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Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Apr 20, 2015

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
But in approving Dow's proposed use of 2,4-D, EPA has failed to protect their health, their vulnerable crops and their livelihoods,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “Communities across the Midwest ...

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Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ... - PR Web (press release)

Apr 17, 2015

Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ...
PR Web (press release)
... Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action Network, Seed ...

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Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ... - Benzinga

Apr 17, 2015

Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ...
Benzinga
... Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action Network, Seed ...

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'Pollinator friendly' Stillwater - Stillwater Gazette

Apr 17, 2015

Stillwater Gazette

'Pollinator friendly' Stillwater
Stillwater Gazette
The alliance and its expert partners at the University of Minnesota and Pesticide Action Network told the council that declining habitat and certain pesticides are harming pollinators, such as honeybees and butterflies, which are critical to the food ...

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"Fight to Save Bees" Waged in California Courtrooms - Public News Service

Apr 15, 2015

Public News Service

"Fight to Save Bees" Waged in California Courtrooms
Public News Service
PHOTO: Environmental groups and beekeepers are in court this month in California, challenging state and federal regulators' approvals of pesticides the groups say are harmful to bees. Photo courtesy of Pesticide Action Network.

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FEATURE: Chemical sprays set off alarm bells - Blouin News Blogs (blog)

Apr 10, 2015

Blouin News Blogs (blog)

FEATURE: Chemical sprays set off alarm bells
Blouin News Blogs (blog)
Paul Towers, Organizing and Media Director of Pesticide Action Network North America, told Blouin News “The U.S. Department of Agriculture and its state counterparts have been failing America's farmers. They've failed to create policies and a plan that ...

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Do You Know What's on Your Weed? - TheStranger.com

Apr 9, 2015

TheStranger.com

Do You Know What's on Your Weed?
TheStranger.com
None of them are listed on the Pesticide Action Network's list of "bad actors." Is each and every one of the 271 legally allowed pesticides something you would feel comfortable gently misting over a field of adorable puppies? No. I found two somewhat ...

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“Cycling for Sustainability” education bicycle tour to be in Antioch, April 21 - Antioch Herald

Apr 9, 2015

“Cycling for Sustainability” education bicycle tour to be in Antioch, April 21
Antioch Herald
... Antioch Dunes Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action ...

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Cook: Why wouldn't Mead sign hemp extract bill? - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Apr 7, 2015

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Cook: Why wouldn't Mead sign hemp extract bill?
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Cotton's monster water needs and obscene pesticide footprint -- according to Pesticide Action Network, cotton uses 25 percent of the world's pesticides -- have rendered cotton production uneconomical in China. The industrial world has had a two-decade ...

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EPA Finally Moves to Restrict Bee-Killing Pesticides - Care2.com

Apr 7, 2015

Care2.com

EPA Finally Moves to Restrict Bee-Killing Pesticides
Care2.com
... finally beginning to address the threat that neonics pose to the nation's bees and other pollinators, but given the threats to the nation's food and farming system, more is needed,” said Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network ...

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Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ... - The Nation.

Apr 6, 2015

The Nation.

Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ...
The Nation.
For Emily Marquez, a scientist at the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network who assesses exposure risk, detection of 1,3-D raises red flags. “Kids exposed to pesticides through their lifetime have an increased risk for leukemia and other types of ...

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Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ... - The Nation.

Apr 6, 2015

The Nation.

Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They ...
The Nation.
For Emily Marquez, a scientist at the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network who assesses exposure risk, detection of 1,3-D raises red flags. “Kids exposed to pesticides through their lifetime have an increased risk for leukemia and other types of ...

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Anti-GMO groups lobby fast food restaurants to not sell GM apple or potato - Genetic Literacy Project

Apr 6, 2015

Genetic Literacy Project

Anti-GMO groups lobby fast food restaurants to not sell GM apple or potato
Genetic Literacy Project
... 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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Pest control - E Kantipur

Apr 4, 2015

E Kantipur

Pest control
E Kantipur
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. I have written about natural pesticides many times: especially citrus peel, garlic, and neem. This article is about ...

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