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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...

May 8, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom cancels registration of brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos

For immediate release: May 8, 2019 Sacramento, CA - Today, leaders with California Governor Gavin...

Apr 25, 2019

Response to State Pesticide Regulator Regarding County Ag Commissioners’ Failure to Follow the Law

For Immediate Release: April 25, 2019 Contact: Mark Weller, Californians for Pesticide Reform, 831-...

Mar 28, 2019

Monsanto ordered to pay nearly $80 million for health damages

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2019 San Francisco, CA - In an historic ruling in a United States...

Feb 21, 2019

California Chlorpyrifos Bill Introduced In State Legislature

For Immediate Release: 22 February 2019 Sacramento, CA — California State Senator Maria Elena...

Feb 5, 2019

Toxic Insecticide Metabolites Found in Drinking Water

Iowa City, IA — Scientists from the U.S. Geological Service have published findings that two...

Dec 12, 2018

Final Farm Bill Misses Opportunity to Advance Future of Food & Farming

Washington, DC - Following a swift passage by the Senate (87-13) on Tuesday, the U.S. House (386-47...

Nov 1, 2018

EPA re-approves dicamba, ignores pesticide drift crisis devastating U.S. farmland

For Immediate Release: 1 November 2018 Washington, DC - EPA announced its decision yesterday to...