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EPA ignores overwhelming scientific evidence of harm from chlorpyrifos—leaves children, families, and communities at risk

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will not ban chlorpyrifos—a dangerous neurotoxic pesticide widely used in agriculture and linked to many health hazards, particularly damage to children’s brains.

Genève, Suisse - Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International salut la publication ce jour, le rapport sur l’utilisation des pesticides agricoles,  par le Rapporteur Spécial des Nations Unies sur le droit à l’alimentation. Le Rapporteur Spécial, Mme.

A paper entitled "Integrated pest management in cotton-growing areas in the Southern Rift Valley region of Ethiopia: development and application of a supplementary food spray product to manage pests and beneficial insects," authored by Tadesse Amera (from IPEN Participating Organization Pesticide Action Nexus Ethiopia), has been published in the International Journal of Pest Management. The activities in the paper could be replicated by those who are interested in the subject.

IPEN Participating Organization Center for Environmental Justice and Development (CEJAD) is featured in this news story from K24 in Kenya. The story relates to the dangerous concentration of lead in Lake Naivasha, which is likely due to pesticide run-off from nearby flower farms or other agricultural activities in the area. Dr.

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