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Green groups sue EPA over Dow herbicide - Axis of Logic

Oct 24, 2014

Axis of Logic

Green groups sue EPA over Dow herbicide
Axis of Logic
"Rural communities rely on EPA to take its job seriously—to fully consider potential health impacts before introducing new products or allowing a dramatic increase in use of a hazardous and volatile chemical like 2,4-D," said Pesticide Action Network ...
Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicideSummit County Citizens Voice
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approvalReuters

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Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicide - Summit County Citizens Voice

Oct 24, 2014

Summit County Citizens Voice

Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicide
Summit County Citizens Voice
... Earthjustice in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition and Pesticide Action Network North ...
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approvalReuters
Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA over Herbicide ApprovaleNews Park Forest

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

Oct 23, 2014

Food Safety News

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approval
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... for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.
Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicideSummit County Citizens Voice
Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA over Herbicide ApprovaleNews Park Forest

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Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA over Herbicide Approval - eNews Park Forest

Oct 23, 2014

Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA over Herbicide Approval
eNews Park Forest
“Rural communities rely on EPA to take its job seriously — to fully consider potential health impacts before introducing new products or allowing a dramatic increase in use of a hazardous and volatile chemical like 2,4-D,” said Pesticide Action ...

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Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide - Food Safety News

Oct 23, 2014

Food Safety News

Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide
Food Safety News
The suit was filed in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 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 ...

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5 pesticides used in U.S. are banned in other countries - The Center For Investigative Reporting

Oct 23, 2014

The Center For Investigative Reporting

5 pesticides used in U.S. are banned in other countries
The Center For Investigative Reporting
Almost 90 percent of drinking water in the U.S. has atrazine in it, according to an analysis of U.S. Department of Agriculture data by the Pesticide Action Network. The weed killer messes with hormones, affects the immune system and is linked to birth ...

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Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

Oct 22, 2014

Food Safety News

Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... by the Center for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action ...
Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo HerbicideFood Safety News
Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oct 22, 2014

Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Rural communities rely on EPA to take its job seriously — to fully consider potential health impacts before introducing new products or allowing a dramatic increase in use of a hazardous and volatile chemical like 2,4-D,” said Pesticide Action ...

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Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

Oct 22, 2014

Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.

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Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

Oct 22, 2014

Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.

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Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

Oct 22, 2014

Royal Society of Chemistry

Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.
Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Crops under threat as new EU regulations are brought in - FreshPlaza

Oct 22, 2014

Crops under threat as new EU regulations are brought in
FreshPlaza
Keith Tyrell, of the Pesticide Action Network, said it was "scaremongering nonsense" and farmers were "crying wolf". He said a bigger threat to apples and other flowering crop yields was the "likelihood" that pesticides were killing pollinators like bees.

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Pesticides ban 'may cost UK farms £1.6bn' - Western Daily Press

Oct 22, 2014

Pesticides ban 'may cost UK farms £1.6bn'
Western Daily Press
Speaking on Farming Today yesterday morning, Keith Tyrell of the Pesticide Action Network tore into the figures, labelling them "unrealistic, conjecture and blatant over-exaggeration". Picking the halving of harvest as one such figure, he used the ...

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Agriculture's New Weapon to Fight Pests - Wall Street Journal

Oct 21, 2014

Agriculture's New Weapon to Fight Pests
Wall Street Journal
On his way to a conference in Orlando, Fla., Brian Vande Berg pulled his rental sedan over every 10 minutes to hike along beaches and marshes and occasionally stoop down to pack dirt into small, plastic vials. His target: microscopic, soil-dwelling ...

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Organic Farms Get New Weapons Against Pests - Wall Street Journal

Oct 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Organic Farms Get New Weapons Against Pests
Wall Street Journal
On his way to a conference in Orlando, Fla., Brian Vande Berg pulled his rental sedan over every 10 minutes to hike along beaches and marshes and occasionally stoop down to pack dirt into small, plastic vials. His target: microscopic, soil-dwelling ...

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EU pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops' - BBC News

Oct 21, 2014

BBC News

EU pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'
BBC News
Keith Tyrell, of the Pesticide Action Network, said it was "scaremongering nonsense" and farmers were "crying wolf". He said a bigger threat to apples and other flowering crop yields was the "likelihood" that pesticides were killing pollinators like bees.

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California almond industry moves to protect vital bee colonies - Sacramento Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee

California almond industry moves to protect vital bee colonies
Sacramento Bee
Paul Towers, spokesman for Pesticide Action Network, called the Almond Board's guidelines a “step in the right direction,” but said that what's needed is mandatory government regulation. “Ultimately, voluntary programs shouldn't take the place of ...
Pesticide caution urged to protect bees by California Almond BoardModesto Bee

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Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use - Fresno Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Fresno Bee

Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use
Fresno Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...

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Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use - Fresno Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Fresno Bee

Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use
Fresno Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...
California almond industry moves to protect vital bee coloniesSacramento Bee

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Pesticide caution urged to protect bees by California Almond Board - Modesto Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee

Pesticide caution urged to protect bees by California Almond Board
Modesto Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...
California almond industry moves to protect vital bee coloniesSacramento Bee

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