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Nov 17, 2011

Preparations Begin for “Big 6” on Trial

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org November 17, 2011 Preparations Begin for “Big 6” on Trial Prosecutors Issue Summons to the  Six Largest...

Nov 14, 2011

New Evidence Links Common Herbicide to Cancer and Hormone Disruption

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org November 14, 2011 New Evidence Links Common Herbicide  to Cancer and Hormone Disruption Thousands Urge EPA to...

Nov 14, 2011

EPA Asked To Strengthen Long Overdue Pesticide Protections for Farmworkers

CONTACTS:Eve Gartner, Earthjustice, 212-791-1881ext. 8222, egartner@earthjustice.org Virginia Ruiz, Farmworker Justice, 202-293-5420 X303, vruiz@farmworkerjustice.org Margaret Reeves, PANNA, 415-...

Oct 14, 2011

1st Coastal, Strawberry Application of Methyl Iodide Approved

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org October 14, 2011 1st Coastal, Strawberry Application of Methyl Iodide Approved Santa Barbara County ag officials...

Oct 5, 2011

Toxic Brain Chemical Must Be Banned: Health Professionals Demand EPA Take Action

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Networkptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 (cell) October 5, 2011 Toxic Brain Chemical Must Be Banned: Health Professionals Demand EPA Take Action Children...

Sep 23, 2011

Organic Farmers Call for Clear Rules to “Spur Innovation”

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Networkptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 (cell) September 23, 2011 Organic Farmers Call for Clear Rules to “Spur Innovation Farmers urge federal...

Aug 25, 2011

New Documents Show Science Ignored in Approval of Cancer-Causing Strawberry Pesticide

Contacts: Greg Loarie, Earthjustice gloarie@earthjustice.org, 510-550-6700 Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082See below for Spanish language interviews...

Aug 4, 2011

Syngenta Submits Corporate Science in Final Hours of Atrazine Review

Contacts: Kathryn Gilje Co-director, Pesticide Action Network415.235.9437 June 16, 2011 Syngenta Submits Corporate Science  in Final Hours of Atrazine Review New science confirms...

Jun 16, 2011

130+ Groups Call on EPA for Stronger Pesticide Protections

Contacts: Heather Pilatic, Pesticide Action Network, (415) 694-8596 Jeff Miller, Center for Biological Diversity, (415) 669-7357 June 16, 2011 Alliance Calls for Stronger Measures to...

Jun 7, 2011

Central Valley Leaders Protest Methyl Iodide in Fresno

Contacts: Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform, 415-215-5473 Heather Pilatic, Pesticide Action Network, 415-694-8596 June 2, 2011   Fresno & San Joaquin Leaders Urge Ag...

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