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EPA Acknowledges Neonics' Harm to Bees, Then 'Bows to Pesticide Industry' - Common Dreams (press release)

PAN in the News - Jan 13, 2017

Common Dreams (press release)

EPA Acknowledges Neonics' Harm to Bees, Then 'Bows to Pesticide Industry'
Common Dreams (press release)
Those assessments, according to Paul Towers, policy advocate and spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network, "are full of gaps and continue to ignore many of the most significant threats from neonicotinoids, particularly when they're used as seed ...

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All pesticides harmful; Govt bans only a few - The Hans India

PAN in the News - Jan 12, 2017

The Hans India

All pesticides harmful; Govt bans only a few
The Hans India
According to Pesticide Action Network India Director C Jayakumar, “it is unfair and a failure of governance that Indian government allows the use of hazardous pesticides that are either banned or restricted in other countries over health and ...

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Big Biotech EU Lobbying Could Hamper Progress on Killer Pesticides Ban - Sputnik International

PAN in the News - Jan 12, 2017

Sputnik International

Big Biotech EU Lobbying Could Hamper Progress on Killer Pesticides Ban
Sputnik International
However, Nick Mole of Pesticide Action Network UK isn't convinced a full ban will come to pass. He says pesticide producers has successfully pressured lawmakers the world over to keep their products on the market via expensive lobbying efforts for ...
Greenpeace: Neonicotinoids pose risks to multiple species ...EurActiv

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Étude d'une ONG : le mercure, un tueur silencieux dans les plombages dentaires noirs - Le Defi Media Group

PAN in the News - Jan 12, 2017

Étude d'une ONG : le mercure, un tueur silencieux dans les plombages dentaires noirs
Le Defi Media Group
Il y a davantage de mercure dans la bouche d'un Mauricien qui a un plombage noir que dans une zone industrielle. C'est ce que révèle un rapport réalisé par l'organisation non gouvernementale Pesticide Action Network pour le compte du Bureau européen ...

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The Ugly Truth About Tampons (And Safer Alternatives) - The Alternative Daily (blog)

PAN in the News - Jan 11, 2017

The Alternative Daily (blog)

The Ugly Truth About Tampons (And Safer Alternatives)
The Alternative Daily (blog)
The Pesticide Action Network reports that cotton growers use some of the most hazardous pesticides available. Cotton farming is responsible for 16 percent of all global insecticides. For every hectare of cotton grown, a kilogram of harmful pesticides ...

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Greenpeace: Neonicotinoids pose risks to multiple species - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Jan 11, 2017

EurActiv

Greenpeace: Neonicotinoids pose risks to multiple species
EurActiv
The Pesticide Action Network (PAN), a network of NGOs campaigning against pesticides, heated up the debate yesterday (11 January) claiming that the pesticide industry is putting pressure on EU lawmakers to keep their products on the market by providing ...

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Iniciativa cidadã para banir glifosato na UE arranca dia 25 - Esquerda

PAN in the News - Jan 11, 2017

Iniciativa cidadã para banir glifosato na UE arranca dia 25
Esquerda
ou a Pesticide Action Network e apresenta-se com três objetivos: banir os herbicidas com glifosato, uma das substâncias mais usadas e cujos efeitos negativos para o ecossistema e a saúde humana estão documentados; assegurar que a avaliação de ...

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Spraying poses risk - Saanich News

PAN in the News - Jan 10, 2017

Spraying poses risk
Saanich News
... Foray 48B's active ingredient] and the fragility of the foetus,” action should be taken to prevent possible “auto-immune, allergenicity, kidney and liver effects” (Genetic Trespass. GE toxin reaches umbilical cord blood, Pesticide Action Network ...

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Complaints mount over dicamba-based herbicide sprays - ConsumerAffairs

PAN in the News - Jan 5, 2017

ConsumerAffairs

Complaints mount over dicamba-based herbicide sprays
ConsumerAffairs
“Dicamba is highly drift-prone,” meaning that Dicamba has a tendency to evaporate in the days or weeks following its application and travel to other crops, wrote Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network. When Dicamba ...

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Environmental Predictions for 2017: Office of Pesticide Programs - The National Law Review

PAN in the News - Jan 4, 2017

Environmental Predictions for 2017: Office of Pesticide Programs
The National Law Review
Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a petition to revoke the tolerances and cancel the registrations for chlorpyrifos in 2007. When these groups concluded that EPA in their view had not ...

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IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare - KVEW

PAN in the News - Jan 3, 2017

KVEW

IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare
KVEW
““It is a very volatile chemical,” says Paul Towers, spokesperson with Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America. “Which means it becomes airborne and persists in the air for sometimes days at a time.” Environmental groups such as PAN and the ...

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IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare - KAPP

PAN in the News - Jan 3, 2017

KAPP

IN-DEPTH: The Farm & Chemical Warfare
KAPP
““It is a very volatile chemical,” says Paul Towers, spokesperson with Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America. “Which means it becomes airborne and persists in the air for sometimes days at a time.” Environmental groups such as PAN and the ...

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EPA Amends Proposed Regulation Of Syngenta Ingredient In Response To Public Comments - Benzinga

PAN in the News - Dec 28, 2016

Benzinga

EPA Amends Proposed Regulation Of Syngenta Ingredient In Response To Public Comments
Benzinga
Both the Pesticide Action Network and Center for Biological Diversity requested a ban similar to that enforced throughout Europe. CBD questioned the ecological risks of paraquat on endangered species and their habitats, and the EPA noted ongoing ...

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Will the Trump Administration Cancel an Old, Dangerous Pesticide? - The Daily Score

PAN in the News - Dec 28, 2016

The Daily Score

Will the Trump Administration Cancel an Old, Dangerous Pesticide?
The Daily Score
EPA's 2015 proposal resulted from a federal Appeals Court decision that ordered the Agency to make a decision on a 2007 request from Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA), which had filed a ...

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