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Groups, AGs Challenge EPA Decision to Allow Insecticide Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Jun 7, 2017

Groups, AGs Challenge EPA Decision to Allow Insecticide Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
This decision stemmed from a petition and lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) ten years ago, calling for EPA to revoke all chlorpyrifos tolerances and cancel all registrations.

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California Fights EPA Decision To Allow Neurotoxic Pesticide On Food - CBS San Francisco Bay Area

PAN in the News - Jun 7, 2017

CBS San Francisco Bay Area

California Fights EPA Decision To Allow Neurotoxic Pesticide On Food
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Arguing that the pesticide residue found on food is high enough to pose a risk to the developing human brain and nervous system, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network petitioned the EPA to ban Dow AgroSciences' Lorsban ...
California, 6 other states challenge EPA over farm pesticideSFGate
Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous PesticideCommon Dreams
Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decisionThe Hill
Bloomberg BNA -Courthouse News Service -ThinkProgress -New York State Attorney General - NY.gov
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States to Pruitt: Don't Reverse Course on Dow Insect-Killer - Bloomberg BNA

PAN in the News - Jun 7, 2017

States to Pruitt: Don't Reverse Course on Dow Insect-Killer
Bloomberg BNA
But environmental organizations said the move did not go far enough to protect rural and farmworker communities, and the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network petitioned the EPA in 2007 to revoke uses of the insecticide for ...

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California, 6 other states sue EPA over farm pesticide - SFGate

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

California, 6 other states sue EPA over farm pesticide
SFGate
The EPA has required farm workers handling chlorpyrifos to wear protective gloves and respirators, but it has continued to allow agricultural use over the protests of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network. Makers of the ...

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Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide - Common Dreams

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

The Hill

Groups Appeal EPA's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide
Common Dreams
... GreenLatinos, National Hispanic Medical Association, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Learning Disabilities Association of America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources ...
Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decisionThe Hill
7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damageThinkProgress
Activists, AGs file appeal of EPA denial of chlorpyrifos petitionDelta Farm Press
Ecosystem Marketplace
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Seven State Attorneys General Sue US Federal EPA For Public Endangerment - Ecosystem Marketplace

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

Ecosystem Marketplace

Seven State Attorneys General Sue US Federal EPA For Public Endangerment
Ecosystem Marketplace
In 2007, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America filed a petition with EPA requesting revocation of chlorpyrifos food tolerances under the Food Act. The groups later had to sue EPA to force action on the ...

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7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damage - ThinkProgress

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

ThinkProgress

7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damage
ThinkProgress
But the state also uses an estimated 1.3 million pounds of chlorpyrifos every year, the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said, accounting for 20 percent of the total use nationwide. In a direct appeal filed on the same day, health and labor ...

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Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decision - The Hill

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

The Hill

Dem states challenge EPA over pesticide decision
The Hill
Earthjustice, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council are also challenging the decision. They had ongoing litigation regarding the pesticide in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and asked the court to formally ...
7 states challenge Trump's EPA for ignoring science, failing to ban pesticide linked to brain damageThinkProgress

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Groups Appeal To EPA Agency's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide - YubaNet

PAN in the News - Jun 6, 2017

Groups Appeal To EPA Agency's Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide
YubaNet
... GreenLatinos, National Hispanic Medical Association, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Learning Disabilities Association of America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources ...

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In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins - San Francisco Chronicle

PAN in the News - Jun 5, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle

In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins
San Francisco Chronicle
Those chemicals have been found in tomato plants, salvias and daisies and remain in the plant long after the initial application, said Paul Towers, organizing director of the Pesticide Action Network, which supported the measure. Labels would help ...

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EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum - satPRnews (press release)

PAN in the News - Jun 1, 2017

EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum
satPRnews (press release)
Results of selection for members of the Stakeholder Bureau are as follows: Consumers (BEUC, Illaria Passarani), NGOs (Pesticide Action Network Europe, Martin Dermine), Farmers and primary producers (COPA-COGECA, Pekka Pesonen), Business and ...

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EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum - MilTech

PAN in the News - Jun 1, 2017

EFSA holds first meeting of its Stakeholder Forum
MilTech
Results of selection for members of the Stakeholder Bureau are as follows: Consumers (BEUC, Illaria Passarani), NGOs (Pesticide Action Network Europe, Martin Dermine), Farmers and primary producers (COPA-COGECA, Pekka Pesonen), Business and ...

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EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children - Record Bee

PAN in the News - May 31, 2017

EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children
Record Bee
This governmental action to stop an important protection of our children is unacceptable. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network (PANN) have filed a lawsuit to request the courts order the EPA resume enforcement ...

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EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children - Record Bee

PAN in the News - May 31, 2017

EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children
Record Bee
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network (PANN) have filed a lawsuit to request the courts order the EPA resume enforcement of the policy and ban chlorpyrifos based on its previous evidence and rulings that the ...

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Farmworker protection rule provisions delayed by EPA - Agri-Pulse

PAN in the News - May 31, 2017

Agri-Pulse

Farmworker protection rule provisions delayed by EPA
Agri-Pulse
In a letter to the agency May 11, groups including Farmworker Justice and Pesticide Action Network North America said that “EPA has gone to extraordinary lengths to ensure that growers are ready to implement the WPS within this timeframe and states are ...

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Commentary: How EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children - The Mercury News

PAN in the News - May 30, 2017

The Mercury News

Commentary: How EPA's Pruitt is failing to protect children
The Mercury News
This governmental action to stop an important protection of our children is unacceptable. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network (PANN) have filed a lawsuit to request the courts order the EPA resume enforcement ...

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Environmental Bills on Governor's Desk - Public News Service

PAN in the News - May 30, 2017

Public News Service

Environmental Bills on Governor's Desk
Public News Service
... signing the letter include: Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action Minnesota, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Lutheran Advocacy, Minnesota Native Plant Society, League of Women Voters, MN 350 and the Pesticide Action Network.

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Environmental Bills on Governor's Desk - Public News Service

PAN in the News - May 30, 2017

Environmental Bills on Governor's Desk
Public News Service
... signing the letter include: Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action Minnesota, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Lutheran Advocacy, Minnesota Native Plant Society, League of Women Voters, MN 350 and the Pesticide Action Network.

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Monsanto and the Causes of Cancer: Did Former US EPA Official Influence the European Food Safety Authority's ... - Center for Research on Globalization

PAN in the News - May 29, 2017

Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto and the Causes of Cancer: Did Former US EPA Official Influence the European Food Safety Authority's ...
Center for Research on Globalization
The accusation against EFSA was made by the toxicologist Dr Peter Clausing, representing Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Germany, at a scientific conference on glyphosate's health risks, held in the EU Parliament on 10 May. The conference was hosted by ...

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EFSA dismissed glyphosate cancer study after unsupported 'viral infection' slur of ex-EPA official - The Ecologist

PAN in the News - May 25, 2017

EFSA dismissed glyphosate cancer study after unsupported 'viral infection' slur of ex-EPA official
The Ecologist
The accusation against EFSA was made by the toxicologist Dr Peter Clausing, representing Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Germany, at a scientific conference on glyphosate's health risks, held in the EU Parliament on 10 May. The conference was hosted by ...

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