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Press Releases

Dec 6, 2019

A victory for future generations: European governments ban brain-harming pesticides chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

December 6, 2019, Brussels – Representatives from the European Member States in the EU Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) today voted to ban the neurotoxic pesticides chlorpyrifos...

Oct 22, 2019

Agreement Forces EPA to Assess Harms to Protected Species From Eight Pesticides

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — A federal district court entered an order today that commits the Environmental Protection Agency to assess the risks that eight of the nation’s...

Oct 17, 2019

California mulls new rules for cancer-causing pesticide 1,3 D or Telone

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2019 On heels of chlorpyrifos ban, public health and farmworker advocates call for restrictions on widely-used drift-prone fumigant Sacramento: Dozens of residents...

Press Statements

Dec 6, 2019

EU bans brain-harming chlorpyrifos, despite pesticide industry pressure

In a victory for children, workers and future generations, European governments will not renew...

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...