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Jun 29, 2015

Groups call for reductions in hazardous pesticides as RD Offutt, Syngenta team up for bees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2015 Contact: Lex Horan, Pesticide Action Network, 651.245.1733,...

Jun 22, 2015

Global health experts say 2,4-D is “possibly carcinogenic” to humans

For Immediate Release: June 22, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, PAN, or 916-216-1082...

May 27, 2015

Pesticides of concern found in air near California schools

For Immediate Release May 27, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, PAN, 916-216-1082,

May 19, 2015

White House plan on bees sidesteps the pesticide problem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2015Contact: Lex Horan,, 651.245.1733 Nearly a year...

May 15, 2015

Minnesota Senators respond to rapid bee declines with package of bills to protect pollinators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 15, 2015 Contact: Lex Horan, Pesticide Action Network,,...

May 13, 2015

New data confirms second-worst year on record for honey bees

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2015 Contact: Lex Horan,, 651.245.1733 This morning,...

May 6, 2015

State Results: Hazardous Pesticide Use Common in California

For Immediate Release: May 6, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082 or

Apr 22, 2015

New Study: Pesticide-Coated Seeds Threaten Wild Bees

For immediate release: April 22, 2015Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082 or On...

Apr 9, 2015

Lowe’s announces plans to phase out neonicotinoid pesticides to protect bees

    For Immediate Release: April 9, 2015Contact: Paul Towers,, 916-216-1082...

Apr 9, 2015

New Brief: Genetically Engineered Test Fields and Pesticides

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2015Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082  New Brief: Genetically...