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Oct 19, 2022

Groups Sue EPA for Failing to Assess Real-World Harms of Pesticides

Lawsuit claims EPA does not review actual pesticide formulations in assessing pesticide risks OCTOBER 12, 2022 SAN FRANCISCO—Four environmental groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...

Oct 19, 2022

Groups Demand U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Protect Endangered Species from Enlist Herbicides

EPA continues to ignore the adverse effects of Enlist One and Enlist Duo on threatened and endangered species in its recent registration renewal decisions. OCTOBER 11, 2022 SAN FRANCISCO—Center for...

Jun 16, 2022

Global network congratulates countries phasing-out Highly Hazardous Pesticides; urges FAO to commit to global HHPs phase-out by 2030

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) today congratulates the countries moving to ban Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) that are harming people and the environment, as the global organisation releases the...

Jun 9, 2022

430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples groups to FAO Council: End partnership with pesticide industry

For Immediate Release: June 9, 2022 Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, today 430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations...

Jun 8, 2022

430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples groups to FAO Council: End partnership with pesticide industry.

For Immediate Release: June 9, 2022 Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, today 430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations...

Jun 6, 2022

New report outlines corporate influence at FAO

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2022 A silent revolution is underway at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Corporations are being given increasing influence at the expense of states,...

Feb 10, 2022

Citizens Threaten Lawsuit to Clean Up Pollution at Kīkīaola Harbor

State Health Department Defies Court Order Mandating Federal Permit For Immediate Release February 9, 2022 Contact: Kylie Wager Cruz | Attorney | Earthjustice | (808) 599-2436 | kwager@earthjustice...

Dec 3, 2021

Over 187,300 advocates urge UN FAO to abandon controversial ag industry partnership

Press contact: Ahna Kruzic, ahna@panna.org (510) 927-5379 For immediate release: December 3rd, 2021, 1AM PT ROME, ITALY: Today, food and agriculture advocates delivered over 187,300 petition...

Nov 22, 2021

New bill would overhaul U.S. pesticide rules

PAN applauds introduction of the Protect America’s Children from Toxic Pesticides Act (PACTPA) Press contact: Ahna Kruzic, ahna@panna.org (510) 927-5379 For immediate release: November 22, 2021...

Oct 14, 2021

PAN Executive Director Kristin Schafer to Step Down

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America announced today that Kristin Schafer will be stepping down as the organization’s Executive Director early next year. Schafer will be working closely with...

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