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Press Releases

Jun 13, 2019

Pesticide use remains near record high in California, state data show

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2019 Sacramento, CA: Pesticide use in California topped two hundred million pounds for the third year in a row in 2017, according to data just released by the...

Jun 6, 2019

Progress Blocked for Minnesota Bees

Lawmakers terminate widely supported pollinator bills behind closed doors For immediate release: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Last week, a proposed ban of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) in Minnesota’s...

May 8, 2019

Governor Newsom Announces Cancellation of Brain-harming Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Dow’s cheap and devastating nerve gas is the first pesticide ever to be cancelled in California Sacramento, CA: California’s farmworking communities will soon get a reprieve from a devastating...

Press Statements

May 13, 2019

Third consecutive ruling against Bayer: Jury awards $2bn in cancer trial

Oakland, CA - In a third consecutive historic ruling against Monsanto (now Bayer) and its...

May 8, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom cancels registration of brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos

For immediate release: May 8, 2019 Sacramento, CA - Today, leaders with California Governor Gavin...

Apr 25, 2019

Response to State Pesticide Regulator Regarding County Ag Commissioners’ Failure to Follow the Law

For Immediate Release: April 25, 2019 Contact: Mark Weller, Californians for Pesticide Reform, 831-...