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Bugged by Junk Science - HuffPost

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Bugged by Junk Science
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The latest example is the ongoing debate about chlorpyrifos, a common pesticide that U.S. farmers have safely used for decades. Activists with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA) ...
California Tightens Rules on ChlorpyrifosAgWeb

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A California Bill Takes Steps to End Discrimination Against Farmers - Civil Eats

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A California Bill Takes Steps to End Discrimination Against Farmers
Civil Eats
The legislation has no real regulatory teeth; instead it's meant to function as a “door-opener and conversation-starter,” said Paul Towers, organizing director and policy advocate of Pesticide Action Network North America and a member of the collective ...

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - Southeast Missourian

Aug 20, 2017

10TV

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
Southeast Missourian
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said state officials need to protect poor Latino farming communities more aggressively. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers | WBNS ...10TV
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times

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Dow Pesticide Decision Came 'Down to the Wire,' Emails Show - Bloomberg BNA

Aug 20, 2017

10TV

Dow Pesticide Decision Came 'Down to the Wire,' Emails Show
Bloomberg BNA
In early March, EPA staff began expressing concerns that the agency wouldn't meet a looming court deadline to act on the 2007 petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network to revoke the legal tolerances of the ...
California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers10TV
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - NRToday.com

Aug 19, 2017

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
NRToday.com
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. “California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
State takes aim at common pesticideRegister Pajaronian
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times
Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide RestrictionsCapital Public Radio News

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - 10TV

Aug 19, 2017

10TV

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
10TV
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times
State takes aim at common pesticideRegister Pajaronian

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - Business Insider

Aug 19, 2017

Los Angeles Times

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
Business Insider
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
State takes aim at common pesticideRegister Pajaronian
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times
Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide RestrictionsCapital Public Radio News
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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Aug 19, 2017

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. “California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
State takes aim at common pesticideRegister Pajaronian
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times
Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide RestrictionsCapital Public Radio News

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State takes aim at common pesticide - Register Pajaronian

Aug 18, 2017

State takes aim at common pesticide
Register Pajaronian
Pesticide Action Network spokesman Paul Towers said the proposal falls short by not including a study of neurotoxicity. He added that the levels of the pesticide found on food and in drinking water call for tighter restrictions. “Given what we know of ...

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Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide Restrictions - Capital Public Radio News

Aug 18, 2017

Capital Public Radio News

Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide Restrictions
Capital Public Radio News
Pesticide Action Network spokesperson Paul Towers calls the new report 'disappointing'. He says the only truly protective step is an outright ban. "Unfortunately today's announcement kicks the can down the road. Without acknowledging the profound risks ...

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - WTOP

Aug 18, 2017

WTOP

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
WTOP
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. “California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times

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From flowers to food supply, PolliNATION celebrates pollinators - Forest Lake Lowdown

Aug 18, 2017

From flowers to food supply, PolliNATION celebrates pollinators
Forest Lake Lowdown
Hansen will also be a speaker during the event, in addition to Lex Horan of the Pesticide Action Network. A representative from Fresh & Natural Foods in Shoreview will give a talk about the process of food production, from farm field to grocery store ...

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - Sacramento Bee

Aug 18, 2017

Sacramento Bee

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
Sacramento Bee
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
More restrictions announced for toxic pesticideLos Angeles Times

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - News & Observer

Aug 18, 2017

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
News & Observer
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...

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California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Aug 18, 2017

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...

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The Perils of Pesticide Drift - Modern Farmer

Aug 18, 2017

Modern Farmer

The Perils of Pesticide Drift
Modern Farmer
“We don't have a good count due to underreporting,” explains Linda Wells, the Midwest director of organizing for the nonprofit Pesticide Action Network. “Many people neglect to report or do not know who to report to.” In Iowa, it's the state department ...

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Agriculture's careful use of chlorpyrifos pivotal in EPA decision - Western Farm Press

Aug 16, 2017

Western Farm Press

Agriculture's careful use of chlorpyrifos pivotal in EPA decision
Western Farm Press
It has come under scrutiny by environmental groups including the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council who claim serious adverse effects to human health and the environment. EPA's most recent Scientific ...

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Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, August 2017 - JD Supra (press release)

Aug 16, 2017

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, August 2017
JD Supra (press release)
Ninth Circuit Denies Motion For Further Mandamus Relief In Chlorpyrifos Proceedings: On July 18, 2017, a panel of three judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an order denying petitioners' Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Drive for Our Lives: Nationwide healthcare tour visits South Bend - WSBT-TV

Aug 15, 2017

WSBT-TV

Drive for Our Lives: Nationwide healthcare tour visits South Bend
WSBT-TV
Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. "California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...

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Continued Battle Over Pesticide Raises Questions About Role Of Science In Regulation - Capital Public Radio News

Aug 14, 2017

Capital Public Radio News

Continued Battle Over Pesticide Raises Questions About Role Of Science In Regulation
Capital Public Radio News
So in 2007, environmental groups like Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council started putting legal pressure on the EPA to consider banning chlorpyrifos altogether. And in 2015, a panel of EPA scientists finally did issue a ...

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