Pesticide Action Network North America

May 12th, Napa event “What’s on those Vines?” Organics vs. pesticides

What’s on those vines? What’s on that schoolyard? What’s in our groundwater? What are our children exposed to?   ORGANIC vs PESTICIDES   Wine & Water Watch with Napa Vision 2050 present PAM STRAYER, organic & Biodynamic wine researcher/writer and MEDHA CHANDRA, Pesticide Action Network North America on Saturday, May 12th, 1 – 3 PM …

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Environmentalists and Farmers Seek Court Decision Halting Use of Dow’s ‘Agent Orange’ Pesticide

“More than half a million people submitted comments to EPA urging the agency to reject Dow’s plan to sell Enlist Duo. U.S. National Cancer Institute scientists highlighted 2,4-D specifically as associated with a two- to eight-fold increases in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization classified 2,4-D as …

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Transparency Anyone?

In wine country government has allowed new conventional vineyards next to grammar schools. In fact one such vineyard was next to 5 schools, all with young children within a half mile. Same vintner who illegally cut down 11 acres of redwoods for a vineyard and then sold the lumber for $150,000 and supervisors smacked him …

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California Court Ruling Ends Decades of State Pesticide Spraying

California supports right to know for it’s citizens! Thank you to the groups who filed this lawsuit, big time heroes….. ““The judge has told the state that harmful pesticides simply can’t be sprayed indiscriminately, without robust consideration of impacts on people, animals and water,” said Bill Allayaud, California director of government affairs for the Environmental Working Group. “The ruling …

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