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Jun 17, 2010

Scientists testify to the dangers of methyl iodide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2010 Contacts: Kathryn Gilje, Pesticide Action Network North America, Email:, Cell: 415.235.9437 Paul Towers, Pesticide Watch, Email:...

Jun 9, 2010

End game for endosulfan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contacts: Karl Tupper, PANNA, 415-981-6205, ext 314 Kristin Schafer, PANNA, 408-836-8189 (cell)   End Game for Endosulfan Environmental health and farmworker...

May 17, 2010

Study links common pesticides on food to ADHD in kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 17, 2010 Contact: Heather Pilatic, Pesticide Action Network, 415-694-8596     Study links common pesticides on food to ADHD in kids Exposure is...

Apr 19, 2010

Global network calls for safe malaria solutions

For immediate release Contact: Medha Chandra, 415-981-1771, Ext 327   Malaria controls that work Global network points to successful, safe solutions on World Malaria Day Every day...

Dec 3, 2009

Groups Demand US Action On Endosulfan

Contact: Kristin Schafer, PANNA 415-981-6205, ext 323,   42 Groups Demand EPA Action on Endosulfan International panel finds that “global action is warranted” on...

Dec 1, 2009

Experts Convene to Consider Hazards of Pesticide Drift

Contact: Heather Pilatic, Communications Director Pesticide Action Network North America cell: Experts Convene to Consider Hazards of Pesticide Drift...

Oct 18, 2009

Expert Panel Says Endosulfan Requires Global Action

Contact: Medha Chandra Pesticide Action Network (650)   EXPERT PANEL SAYS ENDOSULFAN REQUIRES GLOBAL ACTION Pesticide moves closer to a worldwide ban...

Jul 22, 2009

Bayer to stop selling endosulfan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Medha Chandra, Pesticide Action, phone: 415-981-1771   Bayer to stop selling endosulfan   SAN FRANCISCO, JULY 23, 2009 — The...

May 10, 2009

Global chemical treaty adds lindane to ban list

Contacts: Kristin Schafer, 415-981-1771
 Heather Pilatic, 415-694-8596 Neurotoxic pesticide one of nine new chemicals targeted by the POPs treaty Geneva, May 11, 2009 -- In Geneva on...

Sep 8, 2008

Dr. Susan Kegley Named a 2008 Tech Awards Laureate by the Tech Museum of Innovation

For immediate release, September 09, 2008 Contact: Pesticide Action Network North America Steve Scholl-Buckwald (415-203-4455) Kegley is One of 25 Innovators From Around...