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Lawsuit Seeks EPA Action to Protect Kids from Pesticide - Natural Resources Defense Council

PAN in the News - Apr 5, 2017

The Guardian

Lawsuit Seeks EPA Action to Protect Kids from Pesticide
Natural Resources Defense Council
Toxic pesticide residues on food, unsafe drinking water, and contaminated air cannot be allowed to threaten children's health. NRDC and partners (Pesticide Action Network and Earthjustice) are taking EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to court for failing ...
Environmentalists sue EPA for reversing Obama-era move to ban pesticideThe Guardian
Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos?Genetic Literacy Project
Farm groups celebrate EPA's chlorpyrifos decisionFarms.com

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NRDC Takes Trump Administration To Court Over Refusal to Ban Pesticide Linked to Learning Disabilities in Children - Natural Resources Defense Council

PAN in the News - Apr 5, 2017

NRDC Takes Trump Administration To Court Over Refusal to Ban Pesticide Linked to Learning Disabilities in Children
Natural Resources Defense Council
... to evade a federal court order by refusing to proceed with its proposed ban of chlorpyrifos—a pesticide linked to learning disabilities in children—according to litigation filed today by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action ...

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Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos? - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Apr 5, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos?
Genetic Literacy Project
Sharply contrasting reactions have greeted the Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision to deny a petition seeking to permanently ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used farming pesticide. Some critics have characterized the decision by the EPAs new ...
Farm groups celebrate EPA's chlorpyrifos decisionFarms.com

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Farm groups celebrate EPA's chlorpyrifos decision - Farms.com

PAN in the News - Apr 4, 2017

Farm groups celebrate EPA's chlorpyrifos decision
Farms.com
In October 2015, under President Obama, the EPA proposed to revoke food residue tolerances for the pesticide after a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. And, in November 2016, the EPA ...

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Scott Pruitt Blocks Scheduled Ban On Pesticide Despite EPA's Evidence It Damages Kids' Brains - IFLScience

PAN in the News - Apr 3, 2017

IFLScience

Scott Pruitt Blocks Scheduled Ban On Pesticide Despite EPA's Evidence It Damages Kids' Brains
IFLScience
Pruitt vetoed the ban – which had been a decade in the making after petitions from the Natural Resources Defence Council and Pesticide Action Network started back in 2007 – at the “eleventh hour” after the EPA itself proposed the ban based on its own ...
Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on cropsThe South Florida Times

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Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops - The South Florida Times

PAN in the News - Apr 3, 2017

The South Florida Times

Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops
The South Florida Times
In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed revoking the pesticide's use in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. The EPA said then that its analysis didn't suggest risks ...

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