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Press Releases

Oct 9, 2019

California announces end for brain-harming pesticide

Chlorpyrifos use will be banned in December 2020 For Immediate Release: October 9, 2019 Sacramento: In a historic win for public health, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today...

Oct 8, 2019

U.N. expert committee recommends global elimination of toxic chemical harming health of firefighters

For Immediate Release—October 4, 2019 (Rome, Italy) An U.N. expert committee decided unanimously to recommend a complete global elimination for another toxic fluorinated “forever chemical.”...

Aug 14, 2019

Farmworker communities applaud California chlorpyrifos cancellation proceedings, alternatives work group

Community members relieved, urge speedy process Sacramento, CA: This morning the Newsom administration sent notices to Dow and other manufacturers of its intention to cancel all registrations of the...

Press Statements

Oct 9, 2019

Chlorpyrifos sales in California to end by February 2020

For immediate release - October 9, 2019 SACRAMENTO, CA — This afternoon, the California...

Aug 14, 2019

California chlorpyrifos cancellation proceedings commence; alternatives work group announced

For Immediate Release—Aug 14, 2019  SACRAMENTO, CA — This morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom...

Aug 6, 2019

Groups sue Trump’s EPA for refusing to ban brain-damaging pesticide

Chlorpyrifos is linked to learning and intellectual disabilities in children For Immediate Release...