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Apr 19, 2019

National Family Farm Coalition and Pesticide Action Network to host "Farmers for a Green New Deal: An Online Forum" on Wednesday, April 24 at 2PM ET

ADVISORY: WASHINGTON, DC — National Family Farm Coalition and Pesticide Action Network will host Farmers for a Green New Deal: An Online Forum on Wednesday, April 24 at 2PM ET. Press and interested...

Apr 9, 2019

More than 300 Groups Urge Congress to Make Food and Agriculture Central to the Climate Crisis and Green New Deal Debate

America’s farmers, ranchers, fishers and workers who feed the nation must be at the center of this policy agenda WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of more than 300 groups today sent a letter to Congress...

Mar 28, 2019

Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide

Legislation endorsed by Pesticide Action Network, organization fighting chlorpyrifos in the courts For Immediate Release: March 28, 2019 Washington, D.C. – A day after President Trump’s EPA once...

Mar 26, 2019

Pesticide Action Network Calls for Legally Binding Treaty for Highly Hazardous Pesticides

For release: March 26, 2019 On the eve of the upcoming 3rd Open Ended Working Group of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), PAN redoubles its call for a global...

Mar 19, 2019

Pesticide approval process violates state law, UCLA report finds

Permits are granted without considering safe alternatives for hazardous pesticides such as chlorpyrifos, or how pesticides may interact with one another For Immediate Release: March 20, 2019...

Jan 15, 2019

Food & Farm Legislative Report Card Released: “Few Top Marks and Lots of Passing Grades”

For Immediate Release: January 15th, 2019 Sacramento, CA – The California Food and Farming Network and the California Food Policy Council released today the 2018 Food & Farm Scorecard, revealing...

Dec 3, 2018

34 years after the Bhopal disaster: We still need a highly hazardous pesticide ban

PAN International For release: December 3rd, 2018 December 3rd 2018, is the 34th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster when a gas tank exploded in a Union Carbide pesticide factory in India, killing...

Nov 19, 2018

Governor’s Committee on Pollinator Protection Releases Groundbreaking Report

Committee calls on Minnesota policymakers to set a national precedent   For immediate release: Monday, November 19, 2018 St. Paul, Minnesota — On Friday, the Minnesota Governor’s Committee on...

Nov 15, 2018

State’s ‘Short-term Fix’ for Brain-Damaging Pesticide Falls Short

Under pressure to ban chlorpyrifos, pesticide regulators recommend inadequate exposure-reduction measures For Immediate Release: November 15, 2018 Sacramento: Under intensifying pressure from a large...

Nov 8, 2018

Rural residents demand relief from brain-damaging pesticide

For Immediate Release: November 9, 2018 Patience wears thin as state legislators join call for immediate ban of chlorpyrifos Sacramento, CA: The fate of a common agricultural pesticide linked to...