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Glyphosate is a “probably carcinogenic” pesticide. Why do cities still use it? - The Star Online

PAN in the News - 3 hours 29 min ago

The Star Online

Glyphosate is a “probably carcinogenic” pesticide. Why do cities still use it?
The Star Online
“In some cities and towns glyphosate is used indiscriminately, sloshed all over pavements and parks by council employees with backpacks or sub-contractors riding quad bikes at ridiculous speeds,” says Keith Tyrell of Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN-UK).

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Another Challenge to New Herbicide for Use in Iowa - KMAland

PAN in the News - 18 hours 39 min ago

KMAland

Another Challenge to New Herbicide for Use in Iowa
KMAland
But Senior Scientist Marcia Ishii-Eiteman with the Pesticide Action Network says this powerful new herbicide cocktail will have serious impacts on ground water, endangered species and those who live and work near the fields where it's applied. "Two, 4 ...

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Syngenta's herbicide could violate Indian laws - swissinfo.ch

PAN in the News - Apr 23, 2015

swissinfo.ch

Syngenta's herbicide could violate Indian laws
swissinfo.ch
“Paraquat is a flagship product for Syngenta and the company's Gramoxone brand is well known in India,” C. Jayakumar of Pesticide Action Network, told swissinfo.ch. Paraquat is banned in Switzerland and the European Union, as well as some African and ...

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Syngenta's herbicide could violate Indian laws - swissinfo.ch

PAN in the News - Apr 23, 2015

swissinfo.ch

Syngenta's herbicide could violate Indian laws
swissinfo.ch
“Paraquat is a flagship product for Syngenta and the company's Gramoxone brand is well known in India,” C. Jayakumar of Pesticide Action Network, told swissinfo.ch. Paraquat is banned in Switzerland and the European Union, as well as some African and ...

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Syngenta's herbicide could violate Indian laws - swissinfo.ch

PAN in the News - Apr 23, 2015

swissinfo.ch

Syngenta's herbicide could violate Indian laws
swissinfo.ch
“Paraquat is a flagship product for Syngenta and the company's Gramoxone brand is well known in India,” C. Jayakumar of Pesticide Action Network, told swissinfo.ch. Paraquat is banned in Switzerland and the European Union, as well as some African and ...

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New Herbicide Challenged in Iowa - KGAN TV

PAN in the News - Apr 23, 2015

New Herbicide Challenged in Iowa
KGAN TV
DES MOINES, IA (Iowa News Service) - A legal battle is being mounted against the Environmental Protection Agency over its expanded approval of a new herbicide for use in Iowa and other states across the Midwest. The herbicide from Dow AgroSciences is ...

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Are bees getting hooked on pesticides? - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Apr 23, 2015

EurActiv

Are bees getting hooked on pesticides?
EurActiv
The Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN), an environmental pressure group, said the Nature study added to a growing body of evidence that neonicotinoids are highly toxic to pollinators. PAN urged the European Commission to take these studies into ...

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How to keep bees happy, healthy - Sacramento Bee

Honey Bee Haven news - Apr 21, 2015

Sacramento Bee

How to keep bees happy, healthy
Sacramento Bee
The event includes a tour of the Hӓagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on the UC Davis campus as well as presentations by UC Davis students and faculty. Expect to taste some honey, too. Tickets are $75, $15 students, and include breakfast, lunch and a ...

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With EPA Lawsuit, Environmental Groups Step Up Fight Against 'Super-Toxic ... - Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Apr 21, 2015

Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

With EPA Lawsuit, Environmental Groups Step Up Fight Against 'Super-Toxic ...
Mintpress News (registration) (blog)
Also in the coalition are Earthjustice, the Center for Biological Diversity, and Pesticide Action Network North America. The groups initially sued the EPA in October in response to its first approval, charging that the agency violated the Endangered ...
Challenge to EPA Approval of "Hazardous" Herbicide in North DakotaPublic News Service
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more statesAgri-Pulse

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Hooser bound for Switzerland to talk about Syngenta - Thegardenisland.com

PAN in the News - Apr 21, 2015

Thegardenisland.com

Hooser bound for Switzerland to talk about Syngenta
Thegardenisland.com
Two separate appeals — one by the County of Kauai and another by Ka Makani Hoopono, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Surfrider Foundation — have been filed before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Syngenta ...

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Glyphosate is a 'probably carcinogenic' pesticide. Why do cities still use it? - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Apr 21, 2015

The Guardian

Glyphosate is a 'probably carcinogenic' pesticide. Why do cities still use it?
The Guardian
“In some cities and towns glyphosate is used indiscriminately, sloshed all over pavements and parks by council employees with backpacks or sub-contractors riding quad bikes at ridiculous speeds,” says Keith Tyrell of Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN-UK ...

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Challenge to EPA Approval of "Hazardous" Herbicide in North Dakota - Public News Service

PAN in the News - Apr 21, 2015

Public News Service

Challenge to EPA Approval of "Hazardous" Herbicide in North Dakota
Public News Service
The Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and other members of the coalition had challenged the use of Enlist Duo when it was initially approved for use on genetically engineered corn and soy crops in six states. This latest motion comes as ...
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...eNews Park Forest
Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more statesAgri-Pulse

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Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ... - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2015

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
eNews Park Forest
But in approving Dow's proposed use of 2,4-D, EPA has failed to protect their health, their vulnerable crops and their livelihoods,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “Communities across the Midwest ...
Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more statesAgri-Pulse

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Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more states - Agri-Pulse

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2015

Groups challenge EPA move to expand use of Enlist Duo to six more states
Agri-Pulse
... the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North ...
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...eNews Park Forest

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Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ... - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2015

Bay Area Indymedia

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
Bay Area Indymedia
But in approving Dow's proposed use of 2,4-D, EPA has failed to protect their health, their vulnerable crops and their livelihoods,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “Communities across the Midwest ...

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Organic Valley Farmers & Employees Join Sustainability Education Bicycle Tour - PerishableNews (press release) (registration)

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2015

Organic Valley Farmers & Employees Join Sustainability Education Bicycle Tour
PerishableNews (press release) (registration)
... Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action Network, Seed ...

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Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2015

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
But in approving Dow's proposed use of 2,4-D, EPA has failed to protect their health, their vulnerable crops and their livelihoods,” said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “Communities across the Midwest ...

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Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ... - PR Web (press release)

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2015

Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ...
PR Web (press release)
... Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action Network, Seed ...

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Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ... - Benzinga

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2015

Organic Valley Farmers and Employees "Cycling for Sustainability" Through 215 ...
Benzinga
... Wildlife Refuge to understand a grazing initiative using cows to control invasive species; and an evening of food, drink and conversation at a Grass Up! event at the David Brower Center featuring guest speakers from Pesticide Action Network, Seed ...

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'Pollinator friendly' Stillwater - Stillwater Gazette

PAN in the News - Apr 17, 2015

Stillwater Gazette

'Pollinator friendly' Stillwater
Stillwater Gazette
The alliance and its expert partners at the University of Minnesota and Pesticide Action Network told the council that declining habitat and certain pesticides are harming pollinators, such as honeybees and butterflies, which are critical to the food ...

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