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Press Releases

May 3, 2017

PAN North America Announces Executive Director Leadership Transition

Oakland, CA - Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America’s Board of Directors announced earlier today that Kristin Schafer will assume the role of Executive Director at the organization, effective...

May 3, 2017

California considers plant warning labels as Walmart & True Value commit to phasing out bee-killing pesticides

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2017 Facing pressure from the pesticide lobby, California’s Pollinator Protection Act (SB 602) would create consistent and clear labels for seeds and plants pre-treated...

Apr 28, 2017

Minnesota Legislators Call on EPA to Phase Out Brain-Harming Pesticide

St. Paul — This week, Minnesota lawmakers introduced a resolution calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to phase out all uses of the insecticide chlorpyrifos. Chlorpyrifos is a widely-...

Press Statements

May 5, 2017

Airborne Brain-Harming Pesticide Sickens Farmworkers

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2017 Bakersfield, CA - A pesticide that was slated to be banned by US...

Apr 5, 2017

PAN takes EPA back to court over brain-harming pesticide

Today, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) and partners took the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (...

Mar 29, 2017

EPA ignores science and keeps brain-harming pesticide on market

Washington, DC - Late this evening, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) answered a court-...