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Nov 2, 2017

Clovis USDA Nomination Withdrawn

Washington, DC - In a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee staff, Sam Clovis announced he is...

Oct 13, 2017

EPA fails to protect farmers from dicamba drift

For Immediate Release: October 13, 2017 Earlier today, EPA released new restrictions on the...

Oct 3, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Neurotoxic Chlorpyrifos

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2017 Earlier today, officials at the California Department of...

Aug 18, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California Chlorpyrifos Announcement

For Immediate Release: August 18, 2017 Earlier today, California officials at the California...

Aug 14, 2017

Food and farming group condemns racist violence in Virginia

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2017 On August 11 and 12, white nationalist groups rallied and...

Jul 5, 2017

PAN North America Announces Farmer as New Board Chair

For Immediate Release: July 5th, 2017 Atlantic, Iowa - Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America...

Jun 27, 2017

Pesticide incident sends 18 farmworkers to hospital

Advocates press for better notification & protections For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017...

Jun 6, 2017

California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide

Agricultural communities urge state to take immediate action to protect children, farmworkers and...

May 5, 2017

Airborne Brain-Harming Pesticide Sickens Farmworkers

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2017 Bakersfield, CA - A pesticide that was slated to be banned by US...

Apr 5, 2017

PAN takes EPA back to court over brain-harming pesticide

Today, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) and partners took the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (...