Press Statements | Pesticide Action Network
Reclaiming the future of food and farming

Press Statements

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...

Aug 14, 2019

California chlorpyrifos cancellation proceedings commence; alternatives work group announced

For Immediate Release—Aug 14, 2019  SACRAMENTO, CA — This morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom...

Aug 6, 2019

Groups sue Trump’s EPA for refusing to ban brain-damaging pesticide

Chlorpyrifos is linked to learning and intellectual disabilities in children For Immediate Release...

Jul 12, 2019

EPA approves and expands previously-banned bee-harming pesticide

Earlier today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the agency would approve...

May 13, 2019

Third consecutive ruling against Bayer: Jury awards $2bn in cancer trial

Oakland, CA - In a third consecutive historic ruling against Monsanto (now Bayer) and its...

Pages