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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...

Jul 9, 2008

EPA unveils new rules for fumigant pesticides

For immediate release, July 10, 2008 Contact: Pesticide Action Network North America Susan Kegley, PhD (510-759-9397) or Brian Hill, PhD (510-289-4329) Chela Vazquez, PhD (415-981-6205 ext....

May 17, 2008

EPA urged to take action on dangerous pesticide - Scientists join public health advocates in call to withdraw endosulfan

For immediate release: May 19, 2008 Contacts: Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council,, 202-289-2362 Kristin Schafer, Pesticide Action Network,, 415-...

Feb 17, 2008

Thousands Tell EPA: Phase Out Endosulfan

Environmental health and farm worker groups unite to demand ban of dangerous pesticide FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb 18, 2008CONTACT: Steve Scholl-Buckwald, Pesticide Action Network North America,...