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The Perils of Pesticide Drift - Modern Farmer

PAN in the News - 5 hours 9 min ago

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

PAN in the News - 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)

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

PAN in the 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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Trump's environmental agenda is crashing into the courts - Vox

PAN in the News - Aug 11, 2017

Vox

Trump's environmental agenda is crashing into the courts
Vox
In April, the NRDC and the Pesticide Action Network sued the EPA over its decision to discontinue efforts to ban a certain insecticide associated with negative health risks. Five states and the District of Columbia have since joined that case against ...

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Push To Ban Popular Pesticide Is Based On 'Junk Science' - The Daily Caller

PAN in the News - Aug 10, 2017

Push To Ban Popular Pesticide Is Based On 'Junk Science'
The Daily Caller
The environmental group Pesticide Action Network (PAN) petitioned the EPA in 2016 to outlaw the use of chlorpyrifos as a pesticide. The agency investigated the neurological dangers posed by chlorpyrifos, relying on one study that claimed to have found ...

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While regulators debate pesticide safety, California farmworkers keep getting sick - The New Food Economy

PAN in the News - Aug 8, 2017

The New Food Economy

While regulators debate pesticide safety, California farmworkers keep getting sick
The New Food Economy
On the morning of August 2, 2017, farmworkers harvesting garlic outside Bakersfield, California started to display alarming symptoms during a 4 a.m. shift. Some noticed a strong soapy taste in their mouths. Others experienced headaches and nausea.

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Western Growers Supports US Appeals Court's Chlorpyrifos Decision - Growing Produce

PAN in the News - Aug 6, 2017

Growing Produce

Western Growers Supports US Appeals Court's Chlorpyrifos Decision
Growing Produce
In September 2007, the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a petition calling for the EPA to revoke all tolerances for the pesticide chlorpyrifos and cancel all chlorpyrifos registrations.

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Insecticide Scare Causes Supermarket Giant Aldi to Pull Eggs From German Stores - Modern Farmer

PAN in the News - Aug 4, 2017

Insecticide Scare Causes Supermarket Giant Aldi to Pull Eggs From German Stores
Modern Farmer
Reacting to an unfolding scandal regarding the use of an illegal insecticide on commercial egg-laying hens in Belgium and the Netherlands, European supermarket giant Aldi has pulled all eggs from its nearly 4,000 stores in Germany due to the potential ...

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Sacramento gardeners reap rewards at Harvest Day - Sacramento Bee

Honey Bee Haven news - Aug 4, 2017

Sacramento Bee

Sacramento gardeners reap rewards at Harvest Day
Sacramento Bee
Experts from the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis will present ways to attract more pollinators to your garden. The Insect Quiz will challenge gardeners of all ages to sort the pests from the beneficial insects. But come early; most of the ...

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Viewpoint: Activists fuel public's disconnect from modern agriculture–and it hurts farmers - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Aug 3, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Viewpoint: Activists fuel public's disconnect from modern agriculture–and it hurts farmers
Genetic Literacy Project
While driving on Kauai's Kuhio Highway in the pre-dawn hours, I came upon a large sow and four piglets, all dead alongside the road just north of Anahola, apparent victims of a vehicular collision. I'd never encountered quite that scale of porcine ...

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Senators seek to force EPA to ban use of chlorpyrifos - Delta Farm Press

PAN in the News - Jul 26, 2017

Delta Farm Press

Senators seek to force EPA to ban use of chlorpyrifos
Delta Farm Press
On July 18 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to direct the Environmental Protection agency to act on a lawsuit brought by the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council that would have required EPA to ...

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Dems Offer Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Jul 25, 2017

Dems Offer Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
The road to the proposed chlorpyrifos ban began when the Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council filed a petition in 2007 to force EPA to take action on chlorpyrifos, based on concerns over drinking water. In June ...

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Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceedings - Lexology (registration)

PAN in the News - Jul 23, 2017

Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceedings
Lexology (registration)
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 America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Petitioners) Motion for ...

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Trump's EPA threatens kids' health by rejecting pesticide ban | Editorial - NJ.com

PAN in the News - Jul 22, 2017

NJ.com

Trump's EPA threatens kids' health by rejecting pesticide ban | Editorial
NJ.com
But earlier this year, Pruitt decided to drop the ban, despite a petition by the Pesticide Action Network of North America, which cautioned that "Short-term symptoms of low-dose exposure may include headaches, agitation, inability to concentrate ...
Trump's EPA Takes On Environmental Science AssaultScience 2.0

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Farmworkers Protest EPA's Pesticide Ruling - Consortium News

PAN in the News - Jul 21, 2017

Consortium News

Farmworkers Protest EPA's Pesticide Ruling
Consortium News
The petition was also co-signed by Care2, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Food Safety, Courage Campaign, CREDO, Friends of the Earth, and Pesticide Action Network. EPA scientists have documented that ...

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Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceedings - The National Law Review

PAN in the News - Jul 21, 2017

The National Law Review

Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceedings
The National Law Review
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 America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Petitioners) Motion for ...

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Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceedings - JD Supra (press release)

PAN in the News - Jul 21, 2017

JD Supra (press release)

Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceedings
JD Supra (press release)
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 America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Petitioners) Motion for ...

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Trump EPA Takes On Greens' Science Assault - Science 2.0

PAN in the News - Jul 21, 2017

Trump EPA Takes On Greens' Science Assault
Science 2.0
Most recently, the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), who filed the original petition in 2007, appealed Pruitt's decision before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The court denied their ...

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