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Study: California Pesticde Assements Thorough, Slow - Valley Public Radio

PAN in the News - Jan 23, 2015

Study: California Pesticde Assements Thorough, Slow
Valley Public Radio
The National Academy of Sciences released a report today on how the California Department of Pesticide Regulation assesses the safety of pesticides. It found that DPR assessments are thorough, but not very timely. It typically takes six to ten years.

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ... - Environmental Working Group

PAN in the News - Jan 23, 2015

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Environmental Working Group
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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California Plan Violates Protections from Pesticide Spraying, According to Lawsuit - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Jan 23, 2015

California Plan Violates Protections from Pesticide Spraying, According to Lawsuit
eNews Park Forest
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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Study: Department Of Pesticide Regulation Assessments Thorough But Slow - Capital Public Radio News

PAN in the News - Jan 23, 2015

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Study: Department Of Pesticide Regulation Assessments Thorough But Slow
Capital Public Radio News
Paul Tower with the Pesticide Action Network says the report confirms concerns the group has raised over the years. “Over the past several years the Department has actually done risk assessments on pesticides that are no longer used, or rarely used ...
California Plan Violates Protections from Pesticide Spraying, According to LawsuiteNews Park Forest

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STILL LIFE WITH FOOD: The true cost of cheap food - Frederick News Post (subscription)

PAN in the News - Jan 22, 2015

STILL LIFE WITH FOOD: The true cost of cheap food
Frederick News Post (subscription)
According to the Pesticide Action Network, today, over 90 percent of U.S. farmers are forced to rely on off-farm income. In 1930, that number was 30 percent. Other serious hazards common to workers on industrial farms are pesticide exposure and ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ... - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Jan 22, 2015

Bay Area Indymedia

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Jan 22, 2015

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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Industry has growing pains - Agri News

PAN in the News - Jan 22, 2015

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Industry has growing pains
Agri News
Other proactive measure could include getting involved with the Pesticide Action Network or getting one of the organization's Drift Catchers. If a pesticide incident occurs, Heyman and Jambor-Delgado recommend calling the Minnesota Department of ...

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Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa - Sioux City Journal

PAN in the News - Jan 22, 2015

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Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa
Sioux City Journal
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the ...
Farm group calls for increased pesticide protectionsDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Responsewhotv.com
Capitol Digest: Pesticide drift process improvements soughtWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier

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Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Response - whotv.com

PAN in the News - Jan 21, 2015

DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa Farmers Calling for Reform on Pesticide Drift Response
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Members of the Iowa Farmers Union and the Pesticide Action Network are calling on the Iowa Department of Agriculture to reform its reporting and response process for farmers who experience losses from pesticide drift. Pesticide drift ...
Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in IowaSioux City Journal
Farm group calls for increased pesticide protectionsDesMoinesRegister.com
Pesticide drift process improvements called forWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
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Capitol Digest - Mason City Globe Gazette

PAN in the News - Jan 21, 2015

Capitol Digest
Mason City Globe Gazette
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to ...

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Capitol Digest: Pesticide drift process improvements sought - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

PAN in the News - Jan 21, 2015

Capitol Digest: Pesticide drift process improvements sought
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES | The Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network on Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the reporting and response process and increase penalties for damages caused by pesticide ...

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Pesticide drift process improvements called for - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

PAN in the News - Jan 21, 2015

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Pesticide drift process improvements called for
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES | The Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network on Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the reporting and response process and increase penalties for damages caused by pesticide ...

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DIGEST: Iowa Farmers Union calls for tougher rules on pesticide drift - Sioux City Journal

PAN in the News - Jan 20, 2015

DIGEST: Iowa Farmers Union calls for tougher rules on pesticide drift
Sioux City Journal
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network Monday called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to ...

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Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa - Quad City Times

PAN in the News - Jan 20, 2015

Iowa Public Radio

Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in Iowa
Quad City Times
PESTICIDE DRIFT: Warning of the danger pesticide drift poses to Iowa's non-GMO crops, specialty crops and humans, the Iowa Farmers Union and Pesticide Action Network called on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to improve the ...
Pesticide drift process improvements called forWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Farm group calls for increased pesticide protectionsDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ...Radio Iowa

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Farm group calls for increased pesticide protections - DesMoinesRegister.com

PAN in the News - Jan 20, 2015

Iowa Public Radio

Farm group calls for increased pesticide protections
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Iowa Farmers Union said Tuesday it wants greater state protections from pesticide drift, which can financially harm organic growers, vegetable producers and beekeepers, including increased fines and potentially, criminal prosecution for repeat ...
Two groups seek action to stop pesticide drift in IowaQuad City Times
Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ...Radio Iowa

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Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ... - Radio Iowa

PAN in the News - Jan 20, 2015

Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ...
Radio Iowa
Kate Mendenhall, a beginning farmer from Spirit Lake, is also the Iowa policy coordinator with the Pesticide Action Network. “Some of the most toxic pesticides are those that are the most drift-prone,” Mendenhall says, “and yet this common route of ...

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Teargassing Strawberry Farms Is About to Be Less Dangerous - TakePart

PAN in the News - Jan 16, 2015

TakePart

Teargassing Strawberry Farms Is About to Be Less Dangerous
TakePart
... use the most advanced tarps to cover plots after the chemical is injected into the soil, which in theory holds the gas in place. “They are steps in the right direction, but they don't go far enough,” said Paul Towers, a spokesperson for Pesticide ...
California Tightens Rules for PesticideCourthouse News Service

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Monsanto gets approval for new GMO corn, soybeans designed for potent new ... - RT

PAN in the News - Jan 16, 2015

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Monsanto gets approval for new GMO corn, soybeans designed for potent new ...
RT
The USDA and Monsanto have said that Xtend will increase dicamba use in cotton by 14 times current levels, according to Reuters, and, in soybeans, 500 times current levels, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement. "I am convinced that in all ...
USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cottonReuters UK

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New generation herbicide-tolerant soybeans, cotton gain USDA approval - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Jan 16, 2015

New generation herbicide-tolerant soybeans, cotton gain USDA approval
Genetic Literacy Project
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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