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Oct 27, 2020

EPA Administrator Wheeler announces re-registration of drift-prone dicamba

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced today that EPA is re-...

Aug 4, 2020

Senator Udall introduces “long overdue” legislation to overhaul U.S. pesticide rules

Children’s health, farmworker and healthy farming advocates applaud proposed updates to antiquated...

Jul 16, 2020

New report highlights safer alternatives to chlorpyrifos in California

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: This morning, the California...

Jul 16, 2020

After chlorpyrifos, what's next? New DPR report released

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: What comes next after the ban of one...

Jun 8, 2020

National Family Farm Coalition v EPA & Monsanto: Our Response

On June 3 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the new over-the-top use...

May 18, 2020

USDA releases new rules for federal regulation of genetically engineered organisms

Washington, D.C. — Today, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their official rules...

Feb 14, 2020

Farmer vs. Bayer, BASF: Farmer Awarded $15M in Dicamba Drift Trial

For Immediate Release: February 14, 2020 CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Late this afternoon, a jury in...

Dec 19, 2019

EPA announces re-registration of endocrine-disrupting herbicide atrazine

This morning, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed interim decision to...

Dec 6, 2019

EU bans brain-harming chlorpyrifos, despite pesticide industry pressure

In a victory for children, workers and future generations, European governments will not renew...

Oct 9, 2019

Chlorpyrifos sales in California to end by February 2020

For immediate release - October 9, 2019 SACRAMENTO, CA — This afternoon, the California...

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