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

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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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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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No one to investigate millers poisoning rice in storage - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

PAN in the News - Mar 25, 2017

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

No one to investigate millers poisoning rice in storage
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
The Pesticide Action Network says highly acutely toxic pesticides can be lethal at very low doses. The alarm over the well-known use of the deadly pesticide by rice millers in warehouses was raised last week by a physician in Polonnaruwa. Chief Medical ...

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EPA approves drift-prone, toxic industrial weed killer on basis that all farmers will follow instruction label - ConsumerAffairs

PAN in the News - Mar 24, 2017

ConsumerAffairs

EPA approves drift-prone, toxic industrial weed killer on basis that all farmers will follow instruction label
ConsumerAffairs
A coalition of advocacy groups -- the Center for Food Safety, the Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Biological Diversity, Family Farm Defenders, and the National Family Farm Coalition -- on March 21 filed a new federal lawsuit ...

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This Pesticide Can Cause Cancer and Harms Insects – Why Is It Being Used and How Can We Stop It? - One Green Planet

PAN in the News - Mar 24, 2017

One Green Planet

This Pesticide Can Cause Cancer and Harms Insects – Why Is It Being Used and How Can We Stop It?
One Green Planet
A group of farmers and conservation groups (National Family Farm Coalition, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel from Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety) filed ...

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Green NGOs blame Monsanto for 'buying science' to save glyphosate - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Mar 24, 2017

EurActiv

Green NGOs blame Monsanto for 'buying science' to save glyphosate
EurActiv
According to the Buying Science report published by GLOBAL 2000 (Friends of the Earth Austria member of Pesticide Action Network-PAN) with the support of Avaaz, BUND, Campact, CEO, GMWatch, (PAN) Europe, PAN Germany, and Umweltinstitut ...

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Green NGOs blame Monsanto for 'buying science' to save glyphosate - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Mar 23, 2017

EurActiv

Green NGOs blame Monsanto for 'buying science' to save glyphosate
EurActiv
According to the Buying Science report published by GLOBAL 2000 (Friends of the Earth Austria member of Pesticide Action Network-PAN) with the support of Avaaz, BUND, Campact, CEO, GMWatch, (PAN) Europe, PAN Germany, and Umweltinstitut ...

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Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Mar 23, 2017

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides
The Guardian
“The amount of scientific evidence on the toxicity of these insecticides is so high that there is no way these chemicals should remain on the market,” said Martin Dermine, at Pesticide Action Network Europe, which obtained the leaked proposals and ...

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Sue Hamilton: How to pick plants for the butterflies and bees - Knoxville News Sentinel

PAN in the News - Mar 23, 2017

Knoxville News Sentinel

Sue Hamilton: How to pick plants for the butterflies and bees
Knoxville News Sentinel
According to the Pesticide Action Network, one out of every three bites of food is pollinated by bees. So I'm going to do my part this year and grow the choice nectar and foliage plants that will support bee and butterfly life cycles. By including both ...

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Trump's Budget Would Set Food System Progress Back Generations - Civil Eats

PAN in the News - Mar 23, 2017

Trump's Budget Would Set Food System Progress Back Generations
Civil Eats
If enacted, these cuts “will have tremendous impacts on farm communities, children in rural communities and farm workers,” said Pesticide Action Network program and policy director Kristen Schafer. Marion Nestle, New York University professor of ...

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Attack of the bee killers - POLITICO.eu

PAN in the News - Mar 22, 2017

POLITICO.eu

Attack of the bee killers
POLITICO.eu
The U.K., Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania and Portugal also issued authorizations, according to documents obtained by the nongovernmental organizations Beelife, ClientEarth and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) ...

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EPA Sued for Approving Dow's Deadly Pesticide Combo - EcoWatch

PAN in the News - Mar 21, 2017

EcoWatch

EPA Sued for Approving Dow's Deadly Pesticide Combo
EcoWatch
The petitioners bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Family Farm Defenders, Pesticide Action Network North America, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel ...

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Twice the Toxicity: Farmers, Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Highly Toxic Enlist Duo - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Mar 21, 2017

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Twice the Toxicity: Farmers, Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Highly Toxic Enlist Duo
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The petitioners bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Family Farm Defenders, Pesticide Action Network North America, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal ...

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Pesticide Action Week: Agroecology Protects Biodiversity - Slow food

PAN in the News - Mar 20, 2017

Slow food

Pesticide Action Week: Agroecology Protects Biodiversity
Slow food
Along with other organizations, Slow Food is participating in the international Pesticide Action Week, organized by the Pesticide Action Network (PAN): Starting from today, local events, film screenings, conferences, seminars and markets will seek to ...

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California regulators weaken proposed rules for pesticide use near schools - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Mar 17, 2017

California regulators weaken proposed rules for pesticide use near schools
Bay Area Indymedia
Headquartered in California, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America is one of five regional centers worldwide that represents a coalition of 600 public interest organizations in more than 90 countries. PAN challenges the global proliferation of ...

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State revises ag pesticide use rules - Porterville Recorder

PAN in the News - Mar 17, 2017

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

State revises ag pesticide use rules
Porterville Recorder
Bruce Blodgett, executive director of the San Joaquin Farm Bureau agreed, saying that farmers were mindful of schools and don't spray when it could harm children. Some advocated for a stricter regulation. The Pesticide Action Network said pesticides ...
Proposed rule for pesticide spraying near schools revised by state agencySanta Rosa Press Democrat
Proposed rules for pesticide use near schools dilutedKCBX

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Proposed rule for pesticide spraying near schools revised by state agency - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

PAN in the News - Mar 16, 2017

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Proposed rule for pesticide spraying near schools revised by state agency
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
... of pesticides than adults, and drift can linger much longer after it is sprayed. “We don't think part-time protections are going to do well with our children,” said Medha Chandra, international campaign coordinator at Pesticide Action Network North ...

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The lab rats of Lanark County - Millstone News

PAN in the News - Mar 16, 2017

Millstone News

The lab rats of Lanark County
Millstone News
Despite Pesticide Action Network's conclusion that “evidence linking pesticide exposure to increased risk of leukemia and brain tumours continues to mount, with increased 'meta-analysis' studies pointing to higher risks among children in rural ...

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