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Jul 1, 2015

Report: Pesticides and other contaminants harm children, costing California billions

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2015 Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org Anne Katten, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 916-446-1765, akatten...

Jul 1, 2015

Minnesota rural residents denied entrance to McDonald’s shareholder meeting

Toxic Taters disappointed at missed opportunity to share their stories with nation’s largest potato purchaser For Immediate Release: May 21, 2015 Contact: Amy Mondloch, Toxic Taters Coalition,...

Jul 1, 2015

Groups, Along with More Than 150,000 Individuals, Call for Ban on Dangerous Pesticide

News Release: Thursday April 30, 2015 Contact: Kari Birdseye, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2098 Kimiko Martinez, NRDC, (310) 434-2344 Paul Towers, PAN, (916) 216-1082 Continued widespread...

Jul 1, 2015

Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide

EPA allows nine additional states to use toxic 2,4-D on GE corn and soy crops For Immediate Release: April 20, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082...

Apr 2, 2015

Alliance critiques EPA’s announcement on bee-harming pesticides

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 Broad alliance critiques EPA’s announcement on bee-harming pesticides, urges...

Mar 31, 2015

New Report: Cancer-causing strawberry pesticide found in the air

On Chavez Day, farmworker advocates and community representatives challenge inadequacy of current rules meant to protect communities from hazardous fumigants For Immediate Release: March 31, 2015...

Mar 24, 2015

Sacramento leaders press for new urban farm law

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2015Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org Law would utilize vacant lots, promote farm stands Sacramento, CA – Awaiting a final vote by city...

Mar 24, 2015

Pressure Mounts on White House to Protect Bees from Pesticides

Poll shows Americans concerned about bee declines, links to pesticides Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, 202-...

Mar 19, 2015

Five-year moratorium on bee-harming pesticides proposed in Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 19, 2015 Contact: Lex Horan, Pesticide Action Network; 651.245.1733; lex@panna.org Five-year moratorium on bee-harming pesticides proposed in...

Mar 16, 2015

California Legislature Introduces Bill to Protect Bees from Pesticides

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916.588.3100, ptowers@panna.org Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, 202-547-9359, aseiler@centerforfoodsafety.org...

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