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Press Releases

Mar 21, 2017

Twice the Toxicity: Farmers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Dow’s Deadly Pesticide Combo

                 Approval will lead to sharply increased spraying of toxic pesticides, harming farmers, neighboring crops, and wildlife SAN FRANCISCO—Today farmers, conservation groups, and food and...

Mar 16, 2017

California regulators weaken proposed rules for pesticide use near schools

Comprehensive restrictions and school right-to-know are ignored in new draft of pesticide rules Sacramento, CA – Schoolchildren will only be protected from hazardous agricultural pesticides for...

Mar 13, 2017

Minnesota House, Senate committees eliminate key pollinator protections from agriculture policy bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2017

 Minnesota House, Senate committees eliminate key pollinator protections from agriculture policy bills St. Paul, MN— Today, the agricultural policy committees...

Press Statements

Jan 19, 2017

Nominee for Secretary of Agriculture is the wrong choice for farmers

After weeks of delay, the Trump Administration finally announced its pick to head the U.S....

Jan 19, 2017

Consumer, food safety and environmental groups praise Klobuchar, question if Sessions can be trusted on antitrust enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the ranking member on the Senate...

Jan 12, 2017

EPA continues to ignore major risks to bees from pesticides

In the final days of the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released...