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Dec 13, 2010

Syngenta Herbicide found to be major cause of poisoning in West Africa

        Media Release, December 13, 2010   Syngenta Herbicide found to be major cause of poisoning in West Africa Another strike against Syngenta blockbuster paraquat: a new study...

Dec 8, 2010

Beekeepers Ask EPA to Remove Pesticide Linked to Colony Collapse Disorder, Citing Leaked Agency Memo

For immediate release: December 8, 2010 Contacts: Heather Pilatic, Pesticide Action Network cell: 415.694.8596 Jay Feldman, Beyond Pesticides 202.543.5450, ext 15 Beekeepers Ask...

Dec 1, 2010

Corporate pressure defeats science on methyl iodide

For immediate release: December 1, 2010   Contacts: Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform Email:, Cell: 415-215-5473 Paul Towers, Pesticide...

Nov 30, 2010

Kids’ Health & Farming Advocates Urge Governor to Adopt ‘Healthy Children & Green Jobs’ Platform

October 13, 2010 For more information & interviews, contact: Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform, 415-215-5473, Paul Towers, Pesticide Watch, 916-...

Nov 11, 2010

New website links “Grassroots Science” to online activism

November 11, 2010 Contact: Heather Pilatic, Communications Director Pesticide Action Network North America, cell: 415.694.8596   New website links “Grassroots Science...

Oct 13, 2010

Chemical Threat: Groups Call for Pesticide Ban

October 13, 2010 Contact: Carol Dansereau, Farm Worker Pesticide Project, 206-729-0498; Stephenie Hendricks, 415-258-9151, Ana Duncan...

Sep 13, 2010

Florida Evidence Shows Groundwater Contamination by Methyl Iodide

For immediate release September 13, 2010   Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Watch Email:, Cell: 916-216-1082 Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform...

Aug 6, 2010

Senator Feinstein urges U.S. EPA to reconsider strawberry pesticide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010 Contacts: Kathryn Gilje, Pesticide Action Network North America Email:, Cell: 415-235-9437 Paul Towers, Pesticide Watch Email:...

Jul 22, 2010

Groups Seeking Ban on Toxic Pesticide Go To Federal Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2010 For more information, contact: Kevin Regan, Earthjustice, (206) 343-7340 ext. 21 Kathleen Sutcliffe, Earthjustice, (202) 667-4500, ext. 235,...

Jun 24, 2010

International study documents pesticide health harms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010 CONTACTS: Dr. Abou Thiam, PAN, +( 33)626 295 635 Ms. Sarojeni Rengam, PAN Asia and Pacificsarojeni.rengam@panap....