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Oct 19, 2016

Drifting Pesticides Put Neighboring Farms At Risk

Iowa’s organic farms, vineyards, apiaries and other non-conventional farms surrounded by row crops...

Oct 19, 2016

California proposes pesticide buffer zones around schools and day cares

Crop dusting and many other forms of pesticide spraying will be banned within a quarter of a mile...

Oct 19, 2016

CA boasted of tighter pesticide rules. But Dow got what it wanted

There was big news coming out of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation earlier this...

Sep 28, 2016

In California's farm belt, 'pesticide drift' has residents worried about their health

Four-year-old Roberto Diaz is a round little fellow who strides confidently out into the yard. It's...

Aug 18, 2016

Pesticides linked to ‘large-scale population extinctions’ of wild bees

A major 18-year study has found evidence linking controversial "neonicotinoid" pesticides with “...

Aug 1, 2016

California Adds Atrazine to List of Toxic Chemicals, But No Ban

Atrazine has been a dirty word among environmentalists for decades. Now state and federal agencies...

Aug 1, 2016

State to set legal limit on pesticide byproduct found in Valley drinking water

State officials are proposing a drinking water standard that would require Valley water systems to...

Jul 18, 2016

Parents, Teachers Demand Pesticide Regulations Near Schools

Teachers, parents and community activists protested at the California Environmental Protection...

Jun 27, 2016

This is how pesticides have injured my family for 3 generations (and counting?)

When I was 16-years-old, my period stopped. I was an active teen who ate lots of vegetables and...

Jun 27, 2016

Environmental group's report: pesticide industry slowing bee protection efforts

A report issued last week by the Washington, D.C.-based environmental group, Friends of the Earth,...

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