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Press Releases

Jan 21, 2021

Pesticide use in California remains at record high, new data show

Pesticide use is significantly higher in majority Latinx counties For Immediate Release: January 21, 2021 Sacramento: Agricultural pesticide use in California remains at a near-record high, according...

Dec 23, 2020

Farmers, Conservation Groups Challenge EPA's Unlawful Re-approval of Dangerous, Drift-Prone Dicamba Pesticide

For immediate release: December 21, 2020 Dicamba Drift Has Damaged Soybeans, Orchards, Trees, Gardens On a Scale Never Before Seen in History of U.S. Agriculture SAN FRANCISCO—Four public interest...

Dec 9, 2020

New study reveals dramatic rise in global pesticide poisonings

Worldwide poisonings up from 25 million in 1990 to 385 million today   For immediate release: December 9, 2020 (French and Spanish releases linked below) In a new comprehensive study, scientists...

Press Statements

Jan 7, 2021

PAN condemns January 6 attack, joins widespread calls for accountability

On January 6, a mob of white nationalists attacked and occupied the United States Capitol in...

Oct 27, 2020

EPA Administrator Wheeler announces re-registration of drift-prone dicamba

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced today that EPA is re-...

Aug 4, 2020

Senator Udall introduces “long overdue” legislation to overhaul U.S. pesticide rules

Children’s health, farmworker and healthy farming advocates applaud proposed updates to antiquated...