Feed aggregator

California Legislature Delays Crucial Honeybee Protections - Targeted News Service (subscription)

PAN in the News - Aug 22, 2014

California Legislature Delays Crucial Honeybee Protections
Targeted News Service (subscription)
Nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice is representing a coalition of groups--Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides--which has filed a challenge in the California Superior Court for the County of Alameda, ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Monsanto Expects 2014 Approval Of GM Soybean Resistant To Stronger ... - The Inquisitr

PAN in the News - Aug 21, 2014

The Inquisitr

Monsanto Expects 2014 Approval Of GM Soybean Resistant To Stronger ...
The Inquisitr
Earlier this month, Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network North America, told Reuters, “We are outraged.” She explained, “Despite all of this public outcry, what these decisions show is that USDA is much more ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

It's official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms - Thanh Nien Daily

PAN in the News - Aug 21, 2014

Thanh Nien Daily

It's official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms
Thanh Nien Daily
“The GM maize varieties that have been recently approved in Vietnam are just the tip of the iceberg,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at the US-based Pesticide Action Network North America. “As these GMO companies make regulatory headway ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

200000 urge EPA to strengthen protections for farmworkers - Wisconsin Gazette

PAN in the News - Aug 20, 2014

200000 urge EPA to strengthen protections for farmworkers
Wisconsin Gazette
Earthjustice, Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Migrant Clinicians Network, Pesticide Action Network North America, United Farm Workers and CREDO collected more than 200,000 ...
More Than 200000 People Call for Stronger Workplace Protections for ...eNews Park Forest

all 3 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Organic vs. “Organic”: How Much Does Certification Matter? - KQED (blog)

PAN in the News - Aug 20, 2014

KQED (blog)

Organic vs. “Organic”: How Much Does Certification Matter?
KQED (blog)
Take organophosphates, for instance. This class of pesticide is used on conventional peaches, apples, grapes, green beans, and pears. According to Pesticide Action Network's database, organophosphates are some of the most toxic insecticides used today.

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As ... - Care2.com

PAN in the News - Aug 19, 2014

Care2.com

The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As ...
Care2.com
Tests conducted by the Pesticide Action Network found the problem to be common—74% of tested conventional lettuce and 70% of broccoli, for example, had internal residues. Systemics were also found inside treated potatoes, strawberries, sweet peppers, ...

Categories: PAN in the News

More Than 200000 People Call for Stronger Workplace Protections for ... - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Aug 19, 2014

More Than 200000 People Call for Stronger Workplace Protections for ...
eNews Park Forest
Some 200,000 petition signatures were collected by Earthjustice, Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Migrant Clinicians Network, Pesticide Action Network North America, United Farm ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

District court dismisses multiple claims in ESA “mega” suit - agprofessional.com

PAN in the News - Aug 19, 2014

District court dismisses multiple claims in ESA “mega” suit
agprofessional.com
CropLife America (CLA) is pleased that U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero dismissed the vast majority of the plaintiffs' claims in their third attempt at a complaint in the case Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Judge dismisses most of a suit against EPA pesticide approvals - SFGate

PAN in the News - Aug 15, 2014

Judge dismisses most of a suit against EPA pesticide approvals
SFGate
U.S. Magistrate Joseph Spero of San Francisco, ruling Wednesday, rejected the central claim by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network that the Environmental Protection Agency since 2005 routinely violated laws requiring ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

EPA Scores Partial Win In ESA Pesticide Suit - Law360 (subscription)

PAN in the News - Aug 14, 2014

EPA Scores Partial Win In ESA Pesticide Suit
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America allege the EPA violated the ESA by failing to initiate and reinitiate consultations with the National Marine Fisheries Service and Fish & Wildlife Service regarding the ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Governor's Office Silent on Martha Guzman-Aceves Conflict of Interest ... - Los Cerritos News

PAN in the News - Aug 13, 2014

Los Cerritos News

Governor's Office Silent on Martha Guzman-Aceves Conflict of Interest ...
Los Cerritos News
That same year, CNC claimed expenses on its tax returns of $128,414 that included several “Program Service Accomplishments,” including work by CNC subcontractor “Pesticide Action Network,” (PANNA). In violation of federal tax laws, CNC failed to list ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Scientists Say “Yes” to Investment in Sustainable Agriculture - The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

PAN in the News - Aug 11, 2014

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Scientists Say “Yes” to Investment in Sustainable Agriculture
The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
A number of scientist colleagues at other non-governmental organizations (Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, Pesticide Action Network, Food First! and the Center for Food Safety) have also signed on. And though our focus has been domestic, ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Endosulfan is still 'okay' for central insecticide board - Times of India

PAN in the News - Aug 11, 2014

Endosulfan is still 'okay' for central insecticide board
Times of India
C Jayakumar, director of Pesticide Action Network India (Pani) who attended the Stockholm Convention meeting said the misleading information provided by the CIBRC raises concerns about the influence of endosulfan manufacturers over the government.

Categories: PAN in the News

EPA to study pesticide impacts to endangered species - Summit County Citizens Voice

PAN in the News - Aug 9, 2014

EPA to study pesticide impacts to endangered species
Summit County Citizens Voice
Earlier this year, the Center and Pesticide Action Network filed a second amended complaint in their ongoing efforts to protect the nation's most vulnerable wildlife from toxic pesticides. The lawsuit seeks to compel the EPA to evaluate the impacts of ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow? - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Aug 9, 2014

The Guardian

Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow?
The Guardian
"The chemical approach is you go in, you spray, you kill everything," says Keith Tyrell of Pesticide Action Network. "When you go organic you've got to use knowledge, be more hands-on. Farmers here are first taught what a pest is and which insects are ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Judge seems unmoved by suit challenging EPA on pesticides - SFGate

PAN in the News - Aug 8, 2014

Judge seems unmoved by suit challenging EPA on pesticides
SFGate
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network claim the Environmental Protection Agency has allowed the sale of products since January 2005 that contain chemicals that could harm 119 endangered species, including the California ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

'Outrage' Follows USDA's Advancement Of New Genetically Engineered Crops - Mintpress News

PAN in the News - Aug 8, 2014

Mintpress News

'Outrage' Follows USDA's Advancement Of New Genetically Engineered Crops
Mintpress News
“We are outraged,” stated Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PhD, senior scientist with Pesticide Action Network, adding that the “USDA has turned its back on America's farmers and rural communities.” The new crops are Dow AgroScience's 2,4-D- and glyphosate ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ... - YubaNet

PAN in the News - Aug 7, 2014

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ...
YubaNet
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of dozens of pesticides known to be harmful to more than 100 endangered species.

Categories: PAN in the News

Court Hearing Focuses On EPA's Failure To Protect 119 Endangered Species ... - KRWG

PAN in the News - Aug 7, 2014

Court Hearing Focuses On EPA's Failure To Protect 119 Endangered Species ...
KRWG
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of dozens of pesticides known to be harmful to more than 100 endangered species.

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Aug 7, 2014

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of dozens of pesticides known to be harmful to more than 100 endangered species.

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News