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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...

May 19, 2011

Tens of Thousands Call for White House Action on Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Contact: Heather Pilatic, PAN North America (415) 694-8596, heather@panna.org Thursday, May 19, 2011 */ Public Health Groups Deliver Over 70,000 Signatures Calling for a "National Cancer...

May 13, 2011

200,000+ to EPA: Keep Science & Strawberries Safe from Chemical Industry Influence

For immediate release: May 13, 2011   CONTACTS: Kathryn Gilje, Pesticide Action Network North America, cell 415-235-9437 Paul Towers, Pesticide Watch Education...

May 11, 2011

160+ Groups Urge USDA and DOJ to Issue Action Plan on Consolidation in Agriculture and Food Industries

For More Information, Contact: Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Pesticide Action Network: 415-981-6205 x.325 Kathy Ozer, National Family Farm Coalition: 202-543-5675 Debbie Grunbaum, WhyHunger: 212...

Apr 29, 2011

Endosulfan to Be Phased Out Globally

Contacts: Medha Chandra, PAN North America (415) 981-6205 x327, mchandra@panna.org Kristin Schafer, PAN North America (408) 836-8189, kristins@panna.org Friday, April 29, 2011 */...

Apr 26, 2011

NGOs Host Endosulfan-free Café for Stockholm Convention Delegates

Contact: Medha Chandra, PAN North America (415) 981-6205 x327, mchandra@panna.org Tuesday, April 26, 2011 */ NGOs Host Endosulfan-free Cafe at Geneva Meeting Health & community...

Apr 21, 2011

World Health Organization IDs Health Harms of DDT for Malaria

Contact: Medha Chandra, PAN North America 415) 981-6205 x327, mchandra@panna.org Thursday, April 21, 2011 WHO Assessment: DDT use for malaria a concern for human health The World Health...

Apr 18, 2011

PAN Int'l Urges Effective, Safe Malaria Control

Contacts: Medha Chandra, PAN North America(415) 981-6205 x327, mchandra@panna.org Karl Tupper, PAN North America(510) 301-9960, karl@panna.org Monday, April 18, 2011 PAN Urges Global Uptake...

Apr 11, 2011

On Healthy Schools Day, Leaders Call for Reduced Pesticide Risk in CA Schools

Contacts: Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health(510) 655-3900 x308, caroline@ceh.org Paul S. Towers, Pesticide Watch Education Fund(916) 216-1082, paul@pesticidewatch.org   Monday,...

Mar 22, 2011

As Embattled CA Pesticide Chief Steps Down, Feds Consider Petition to Ban Cancer-Causing Pesticide

Contacts: Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform(415) 215-5473, tracey@pesticidereform.org Greg Loarie, Earthjustice, (510) 550-6700 Paul S. Towers, Pesticide Watch Education Fund(...

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