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RAW VIDEO: Dance Performance Held to Raise Awareness of Declining Bee Populations - KSTP.com

PAN in the News - Sep 11, 2016

KSTP.com

RAW VIDEO: Dance Performance Held to Raise Awareness of Declining Bee Populations
KSTP.com
Representatives of the U of M Bee Lab, Bee Atlas, Pesticide Action Network, Great River Greening, Prairie Restoration, Axdahl's Garden Farm, Prairie Moon Nursery and Pollinate MN were at the event. Additionally, members of dance collective MotionArt ...

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Food Democracy Now! "sustainability" NGO, anti-GMO - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Sep 9, 2016

Genetic Literacy Project

Food Democracy Now! "sustainability" NGO, anti-GMO
Genetic Literacy Project
FDN is part of the 2010 Food Sovereignty Alliance campaign in with Food First (Institute for Food & Development Policy), Farm Aid, Pesticide Action Network and Why Hunger demanding that the White House and Department of Justice “curb food monopolies” ...

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Toxic Shock: The Monsanto Doctrine and GMO-free Farming - SF Weekly (blog)

PAN in the News - Sep 7, 2016

SF Weekly (blog)

Toxic Shock: The Monsanto Doctrine and GMO-free Farming
SF Weekly (blog)
... Hawaii County Council — some of the nation's leading food safety organizations (including the Center for Food Safety, Maui's SHAKA Movement, the Pesticide Action Network, and Earthjustice) stepped up to appeal the ruling to the federal appellate ...

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Tracing the fabric - Corporate Knights Magazine

PAN in the News - Sep 7, 2016

Corporate Knights Magazine

Tracing the fabric
Corporate Knights Magazine
The Sustainable Cotton Ranking, commissioned by WWF, Solidaridad and the Pesticide Action Network, evaluated corporate performance based on their policies, traceability, and sourcing and use. “IKEA, C&A and H&M are showing how cotton sustainability ...

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Environmental health hazards encountered each day - Timesonline.com

PAN in the News - Sep 7, 2016

Timesonline.com

Environmental health hazards encountered each day
Timesonline.com
Pesticides have been associated with increased risk of cancer and can affect the developing nervous system. The Pesticide Action Network says close to a billion pounds of toxic chemicals are intentionally introduced into the environment and the food ...

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Environmental health hazards encountered each day - Timesonline.com

PAN in the News - Sep 7, 2016

Environmental health hazards encountered each day
Timesonline.com
Pesticides have been associated with increased risk of cancer and can affect the developing nervous system. The Pesticide Action Network says close to a billion pounds of toxic chemicals are intentionally introduced into the environment and the food ...

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Zika concern prompts second neighborhood spraying - The San Diego Union-Tribune

PAN in the News - Sep 6, 2016

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Zika concern prompts second neighborhood spraying
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Susan Kegley, an organic chemist and pesticide toxicology expert who founded the nonprofit Pesticide Action Network of North America, said the active ingredients in this product are less concerning than in other mosquito-fighting concoctions such as ...

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EFSA decision on pesticides exemption angers NGOs - ENDS Europe (subscription)

PAN in the News - Sep 6, 2016

ENDS Europe (subscription)

EFSA decision on pesticides exemption angers NGOs
ENDS Europe (subscription)
Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN Europe) issued a statement, calling the protocol a “scandal” and suggesting it was “a grave misuse of the rules”. It urged EU member states to reject the protocol, and took issue with the protocol's reference to ...

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Manufacturer pulls methyl iodide fumigant from US market - Ventura County Star

PAN in the News - Sep 6, 2016

Manufacturer pulls methyl iodide fumigant from US market
Ventura County Star
"Arysta saw the writing on the wall and decided to pre-emptively pull cancer-causing methyl iodide off the shelves," said Paul Towers, spokesman for Pesticide Action Network, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the state's decision to ...

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EPA Requests Six Month Extension of Deadline for Decision on Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation - The National Law Review

PAN in the News - Sep 3, 2016

EPA Requests Six Month Extension of Deadline for Decision on Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation
The National Law Review
On June 29, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a status report in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case concerning a petition by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council ...

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Call for MCC to ditch weed killers in public spaces - Abergavenny Chronicle (press release)

PAN in the News - Aug 31, 2016

Call for MCC to ditch weed killers in public spaces
Abergavenny Chronicle (press release)
No-one from MCC was available for comment. Nick Mole, policy officer at Pesticide Action Network UK, said, “Our view on all pesticides is that there is no place for them. Especially those being used in public spaces, given the dangers they represent.

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Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use - KTIC

PAN in the News - Aug 30, 2016

KTIC

Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use
KTIC
“Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides,” countered Lex Horan, organizer of Pesticide Action Network. “The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won't be used unnecessarily, and it lays ...

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