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Trump administration reverses course on nerve-agent pesticide - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

Trump administration reverses course on nerve-agent pesticide
Los Angeles Times
The court order sprang from lawsuits by the Pesticide Action Network and Natural Resources Defense Council, which had petitioned the EPA in 2007 to ban the chemical. Pruitt denied that petition Wednesday. Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide ...
Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawingWashington Post
EPA Denies Petition to Ban Pesticide Used on CropsNew York Times
EPA Chief Scraps Scheduled Ban of Pesticide That Harms Kids' BrainsEnvironmental Working Group

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Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops - WMC Action News 5

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Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops
WMC Action News 5
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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1 dead and two injured in crash near Wasco - Bakersfield Now

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Bakersfield Now

1 dead and two injured in crash near Wasco
Bakersfield Now
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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EPA refuses to ban controversial pesticide popular in California - The Mercury News

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

The Mercury News

EPA refuses to ban controversial pesticide popular in California
The Mercury News
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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Bakersfield Fire Department vehicle re-certified as hazardous material resource - Bakersfield Now

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Bakersfield Now

Bakersfield Fire Department vehicle re-certified as hazardous material resource
Bakersfield Now
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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KCSO seeks missing teenager - Bakersfield Now

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Bakersfield Now

KCSO seeks missing teenager
Bakersfield Now
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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New US Postal service lets you see your mail before it arrives - Bakersfield Now

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

New US Postal service lets you see your mail before it arrives
Bakersfield Now
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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EPA rejects petition to revoke chlorpyrifos tolerances - Agri-Pulse

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

EPA rejects petition to revoke chlorpyrifos tolerances
Agri-Pulse
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network had petitioned the agency 10 years ago to ban Dow AgroSciences' organophosphate insecticide (tradename: Lorsban), which is used to control a variety of crop pests, including corn ...

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops - Scottsbluff Star Herald

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Scottsbluff Star Herald

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops
Scottsbluff Star Herald
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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Group to hold town hall meeting for Erskine Fire victims - Bakersfield Now

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Bakersfield Now

Group to hold town hall meeting for Erskine Fire victims
Bakersfield Now
FILE -- South Lake resident Rita Isaac rakes through what remains of her home Saturday, July 9, 2016, with her sister, searching for a piece of the life she lived before the Erskine Fire. (KBAK/KBFX Photo). AA. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX ...

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EPA Denies Petition to Ban Pesticide Used on Crops - New York Times

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Washington Post

EPA Denies Petition to Ban Pesticide Used on Crops
New York 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 ...
Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawingWashington Post
US EPA denies petition to ban pesticide chlorpyrifosMarkets Insider
EPA Chief Scraps Scheduled Ban of Pesticide That Harms Kids' BrainsEnvironmental Working Group
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog) -satPRnews (press release)
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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops - ABC News

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops
ABC News
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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Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawing - Washington Post

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

Washington Post

Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawing
Washington Post
Under President Barack Obama, the EPA proposed in 2015 to revoke all uses of chlorpyrifos on food — a move taken in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. A federal judge had ...
US EPA denies petition to ban pesticide chlorpyrifosMarkets Insider
EPA Chief Scraps Scheduled Ban of Pesticide That Harms Kids' BrainsEnvironmental Working Group
EPA Disagrees with Previous Administration's Tack on PesticideDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

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EPA Chief Scraps Scheduled Ban of Pesticide That Harms Kids' Brains - Environmental Working Group

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

EPA Chief Scraps Scheduled Ban of Pesticide That Harms Kids' Brains
Environmental Working Group
The EPA's analysis of children's sensitivity to chlorpyrifos drew upon studies by Columbia University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of California, Berkeley. In 2007 the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action ...
US EPA denies petition to ban pesticide chlorpyrifosReuters
Chlorpyrifos Deadline NearDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

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Chlorpyrifos Deadline Near - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Mar 29, 2017

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Chlorpyrifos Deadline Near
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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EPA Chief's Big Test: Ban Pesticide Hazardous to Kids' Brains | EWG - Environmental Working Group (blog)

PAN in the News - Mar 28, 2017

Environmental Working Group (blog)

EPA Chief's Big Test: Ban Pesticide Hazardous to Kids' Brains | EWG
Environmental Working Group (blog)
As one of his first major decisions as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt must rule by the end of this week on the safety of ...
Will Trump's EPA Greenlight a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids ...Mother Jones

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Tehachapi woman wins $5 million after mistakenly reading lottery ticket - Bakersfield Now

PAN in the News - Mar 27, 2017

Tehachapi woman wins $5 million after mistakenly reading lottery ticket
Bakersfield Now
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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Will Trump's EPA Greenlight a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids' Brains? - Mother Jones

PAN in the News - Mar 27, 2017

Mother Jones

Will Trump's EPA Greenlight a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids' Brains?
Mother Jones
Kristin S. Schafer, policy director for the Pesticide Action Network, says it would be highly unusual for the EPA to backtrack on a decision to ban a chemical after so strongly signaling that it would. (PAN is one of the advocacy groups that sued the ...

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Pressure grows on Commission to change environment law after UN rebuke - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Mar 27, 2017

EurActiv

Pressure grows on Commission to change environment law after UN rebuke
EurActiv
The other NGOs signing the letter are BirdLife Europe, CEE Bankwatch Network, Environmental Pillar, European Environmental Bureau, Health and Environment Alliance, Transport & Environment, Pesticide Action Network Europe, Instituto del Medio ...

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Pressure grows on Commission to change environment law after UN rebuke - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Mar 27, 2017

EurActiv

Pressure grows on Commission to change environment law after UN rebuke
EurActiv
The other NGOs signing the letter are BirdLife Europe, CEE Bankwatch Network, Environmental Pillar, European Environmental Bureau, Health and Environment Alliance, Transport & Environment, Pesticide Action Network Europe, Instituto del Medio ...

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