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Press Releases

Jun 14, 2017

Trump EPA Faces Lawsuit For Delaying Protections From Most Toxic Pesticides

Delays threatens the life of workers and average Americans For Immediate Release—June 14, 2017 Farmworker and health organizations represented by Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice filed suit ...

Jun 5, 2017

States join frontline communities to demand EPA reverse controversial approval of brain-harming pesticide

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2017 Pressure builds as new legal actions pair with more than 145,000 public comments urging Administrator Pruitt to ban chlorpyrifos Washington, DC - A coalition of...

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...

Press Statements

Jun 27, 2017

Pesticide incident sends 18 farmworkers to hospital

Advocates press for better notification & protections For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017...

Jun 6, 2017

California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide

Agricultural communities urge state to take immediate action to protect children, farmworkers and...

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...