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Oct 17, 2013

Hundreds of Thousands Reject World Food Prize Sham

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network: ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082   Hundreds of Thousands Reject World Food Prize Sham Public outraged as chemical companies Monsanto and Syngenta...

Sep 23, 2013

State Pesticide Approval Process Flawed, Report Finds

For immediate release: September 23, 2013 Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network: ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform: tracey@...

Aug 28, 2013

Scientists Say Officials Ignored Science of Pesticide Linked to Cancer

For immediate release: August 28, 2013Contact: Paul Towers, PAN, 916-216-1082 Sarah Aird, CPR, 415-971-4401 Scientists Say Officials Ignored Science of Pesticide Linked to CancerAdvocates deliver...

Aug 14, 2013

Bee Die-Offs: New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 'bee-friendly' plants from garden centers nationwide

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network North America: 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2013 Bee Die-Offs: New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 'bee-...

Jul 24, 2013

Advocates Challenge EPA's Continuing Failure to Protect Children and Families from Hazardous Pesticide Drift

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network North America: 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2013 Advocates Challenge EPA's Continuing Failure to Protect Children...

Jul 15, 2013

Farmworkers Come to Capitol Hill Seeking Safeguards

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network North America: 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2013 Farmworkers Come to Capitol Hill Seeking Safeguards Farmworkers...

Jun 18, 2013

First-of-its-kind testing shows weed-killer found in people across Europe

CONTACT: Lisa Archer, Friends of the Earth US: 510-900-3145, larcher@foe.org Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network North America: 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org Adrian Bebb, Friends of the Earth...

May 9, 2013

Guatemala and India block listing of toxic paraquat formulation in the Rotterdam Convention

Berne Declaration * Pesticide Action Network International * IPEN * IUF Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Networkptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2013 Guatemala and...

Apr 9, 2013

State Releases Plan for Safe Strawberry Fields

Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform tracey@pesticidereform.org, 415-215-5473 April 9, 2013 State...

Mar 20, 2013

Central Coast Community Leaders Urge CalEPA to Put California “Back on the Right Course” and Phase out Methyl Bromide

For more information contact: Pesticide Action Network: Paul Towers 916-216-1082 March 21, 2013 Central Coast Community Leaders Urge CalEPA to Put California “Back on the Right Course” and Phase...

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