Fipronil crisis: Why should we keep on using these toxic substances?
Martin Dermine is a veterinarian, beekeeper and project coordinator at Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe. But this is not the first scandal linked to Fipronil. This insecticide was made famous, together with the no-less-famous neonicotinoids ...
Philippine palm oil plan 'equals corruption and land-grabbing,' critics say
The Pesticide Action Network includes paraquat on its list of highly hazardous chemicals, linking it to health problems like skin cancer, Parkinson's Disease and respiratory and kidney failure. Victor Sanugan, a farmer in Kalabugao, Bukidnon, voiced ...
Rural Minnesotans: 'No Pesticides on Those Fries'
Toxic Taters allies Pesticide Action Network and Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha in a joint action at a Minneapolis McDonald's last year. Norma Smith drinks only bottled water. It's not her preference, but it's become a necessity. After potato ...
Aristocrat activist leads day of action to 'round up the Roundup'
This is in line with a global trend, with restrictions on glyphosate introduced in ten countries in Europe, eight out of ten Canadian provinces, multiple US states and cities, Sri Lanka and Colombia, according to Pesticide Action Network UK ...
California Tightens Restrictions on Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
But on the other side of the debate, activist groups like the Pesticide Action Network believe listing under Prop 65 is not nearly a strong enough gesture. Chlorpyrifos is understood, says PAN, to be exceedingly dangerous to humans and the environment ...
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South Asian and Queer: Intersectional Identities
... I began to take more interest. Activist Devika Ghai has a similar identities as a queer person, a woman, a South Asian, and an immigrant. I spoke with her about her intersectional identities from Minnesota where she works with the Pesticide Action ...
9th Circ. Deems EPA Pesticide Action Sufficient, For Now
On July 18, 2017, in a decision entitled In Re Pesticide Action Network North America, No. 14-72794, the Ninth Circuit denied a motion for mandamus relief filed by the Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council ...
California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
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Paul Towers of the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network said that state officials need to more aggressively protect poor Latino farming communities. “California officials have chosen to ignore the mountain of evidence and delay critical actions to ...
Washington Farm Bureau's DC trip cited in pesticide furor
The EPA also chastised the newspaper for not reporting that the circuit court declined in July a motion by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network to overrule the EPA. The circuit court said it only ordered EPA to make a ...
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