pesticide exposure

Court of Appeals Rejects California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

Good news from our friends at Earthjustice fighting the good fight…. https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2017/court-of-appeal-rejects-california-s-approval-of-bee-killing-pesticides September 20, 2017 San Francisco, CA —The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) decision to approve additional uses for two bee-killing pesticides without disclosing the impact on honeybees. …

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Pesticides Threat to Champagne Water Quality

France leading way to ban pesticides. What’s in your water?  Pesticides Threat to Champagne Water Quality https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2017/07/pesticides-threat-to-champagne-water-quality Intensive agricultural practices are causing concern as chemicals reach the water table. By Caroline Henry A hot, dry summer has left pesticide levels in Champagne’s groundwater at dangerous levels, according to a local study, raising fears about the …

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France TV: Children in DANGER as Farmers Spray 65,000tons of Pesticides on Farms Each Year

Cancer rates in California for children are: Napa in first place and Sonoma tied for third position. (www.kidsdata.org/cancer) http://www.french-news-online.com/wordpress/?p=43467#axzz3zyaf1Ove France is the biggest pesticides user in the European Union with French farms and vineyards spraying 65,000 tonnes of pesticide a year, much of which is noxious to humans, the environment and particularly dangerous to foetuses and …

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The Organic Opportunity: Will the US Wine Market Miss Out?

” Thank you Pam Strayer for another excellent article. New studies coming out that going organic and biodynamic cost no more than conventional, chemical driven vineyards so why are they still using the toxins and poisoning the air, soil and air? Europe is on the move and cashing in on the trend. Another issue, our …

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From our friends at the Organic Consumers Association: Degeneration Nation: Connecting the Dots Between Factory Farms, Roundup, GMOs, and Fake ‘Natural’ Foods

With cancer clusters in both Sonoma and Napa counties becoming more prevalent, it’s time to demand that people  and the environment come before profits. SCCA has made a campaign effort to stop the use of glyphosate and toxins from our schools and parks, please support their efforts. Let’s expand that to our entire county. No one …

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Lincoln County, OR, Adopts First-in-Nation Ban of Aerial Pesticide Spray

https://celdf.org/2017/05/press-release-lincoln-county-adopts-first-nation-ban-aerial-pesticide-spray/ Press Release: Lincoln County, OR, Adopts First-in-Nation Ban of Aerial Pesticide Spray May 31, 2017 First-in-state to elevate community rights over corporate “rights” and recognize rights of nature OREGON: The election results from Lincoln County, OR, are in: Lincoln residents adopted the first-in-the nation countywide Freedom from Aerial Sprayed Pesticides ordinance by 61 votes. …

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