pesticide exposure

State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban

“A staff report to the commission notes that 16 commercial vineyards would fall within the ban.”  State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights.Sunday, May 16, 2021 CLICK ON LINK FOR FULL STORY KEYWORDS  ANTICOAGULANT PROHIBITIONS   CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION   PESTICIDE BAN RODENTICIDES KILLING MOUNTAIN LIONS   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGANIC MANDATES The city of Malibu has banned the use of all pesticides , …

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Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP

Will Sonoma County follow suit or cave to big ag? Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP A BIG WIN FOR MALIBU’S WILDLIFE, PEOPLE, CHILDREN, AND PETS The Coastal Commission took a giant step today, May 13, for the city of Malibu and coastal California. It voted to restrict pesticide use in Malibu …

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Big Ag, big pesticides: PAN update

Aldicarb, a pesticide classified as “extremely hazardous” by the World Health Organization into use, raising the risks of groundwater contamination, accidental ingestion with food products, and direct exposure to orchard workers and wildlife. State updates Hello from PAN’s California team! Things have been moving quickly this legislative session, and we have a couple of key updates …

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Stop the pesticide use now: IMMEDIATE CALL: Include Pesticide Reduction Strategies in CA Climate/Biodiversity Efforts!

“With more than 200 million pounds of agricultural pesticides used in California each year, climate, biodiversity and environmental justice efforts cannot succeed unless and until the state confronts California’s over-reliance on these poisonous chemicals.”  IMMEDIATE CALL: Include Pesticide Reduction Strategies in CA Climate/Biodiversity Efforts! PLEASE IMMEDIATELY URGE THE CALIFORNIA NATURAL RESOURCES AGENCY (CNRA) TO INCLUDE PESTICIDE …

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Breaking! Pesticide data for all! Tuesday, March 23rd at 11AM PT

Breaking! Pesticide data for all! (Sonoma County uses over 2 million pounds of chemicals in the vineyards yearly, CDPR.) Launching Pesticide Info I’m so excited to share that a newly updated, more intuitive, and easier to use pesticide information database is now available to the public, accessible at pesticideinfo.org. As Senior Scientist here at PAN, I …

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Local Coastal Plan – Public Feedback Period

Economic Development Board Report (pre-pandemic) shows tourism is only 6.5% of our GDP. Our children can’t afford to live here, we need less tourism, more resident protections. Pesticides and vineyards have been permanently banned in California coastal communities due to environmental destruction. Let’s not let the wine industry destroy another area of our county. Planners …

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