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Nov 25, 2015

EPA Pulls Registration for Dow’s Enlist Duo Herbicide Citing High Toxicity Levels

Toxic pesticide banned on genetically engineered crops FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 25, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082 Paul Achitoff, Earthjustice, 808-599-...

Nov 17, 2015

Concerned Americans Urge White House to Overhaul GMO Regulations by the Thousands

Over 130,000 people call for more rigorous oversight and labeling For Immediate Release November 16, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082, Abigail...

Nov 2, 2015

Analysis: California's Poorest Counties Hit Hardest by Spraying of Glyphosate

54 Percent of 'Probable Carcinogen' Pesticide Applied in Eight Poorest Counties For Immediate Release, November 2, 2015 Contact:  Paul Towers, PAN, (916) 216-1082, Nathan Donley,...

Oct 30, 2015

EPA Moves to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

News Release: October 30, 2015   Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082, (link sends e-mail) Kari Birdseye, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2098   Children,...

Oct 26, 2015

Lawsuit Challenging EPA Approval of Harmful Herbicide Advances

October 26th, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082, Abigial Seiler, Center for Food Safety, 202-547-9359, Betsy Lopez-...

Oct 6, 2015

Toxic Taters meets McDonald's all-day breakfast with a message: pesticide effects last a lifetime

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2015 Contact: Lex Horan, Pesticide Action Network, (651) 245-1733, Amy Mondloch, Toxic Taters Coalition, (218) 850-3629,

Sep 30, 2015

Health professionals join global call for ban of “Highly Hazardous Pesticides”

At global chemicals meeting, pressure mounts to support agroecology as alternative to chemical-intensive farming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2015 Press Contact: Linda Wells,, (...

Sep 29, 2015

Agroecology works. New book highlights success stories around the world.

Agroecological practices can increase farm productivity and food security, improve rural livelihoods and adaption to climate change, and reduce the environmental impacts of agriculture. FOR...

Sep 28, 2015

Farmworker and environmental health advocates applaud strengthened Worker Protection Standard

Farmworker, labor, and environmental health advocates praise EPA for much needed protections FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2015 Press contacts: Linda Wells, Pesticide Action Network - (563)...

Aug 24, 2015

State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides

As kids head back to school, DPR director attempts to downplay risks of fumigant pesticide 1,3-D (Telone) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2015 Press contact: Paul Towers, PAN, (916) 216-1082,...