pesticides

EPA Continues to Approve Bee-Killing Insecticides

EPA Continues to Approve Bee-Killing Insecticides

With over 40 percent of insect life threatened with extinction in the next few decades, the Environmental Protection Agency continues to issue emergency exemptions to toxic pollinator-killing insecticides at unprecedented rates, according to data gathered by the...

PEER Hosts Congressional Briefing on Toxic Pesticides

For Immediate Release: Oct 14, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Nydia Velázquez join agricultural and health experts and environmental advocates for congressional briefing on toxic pesticides WASHINGTON— A coalition of...

Wildlife Refuges to Allow GM Crops and Neonic Insecticides

For Immediate Release: Aug 06, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Wildlife Refuges to Allow GM Crops and Neonic Insecticides Reversal of National Ban Threatens Pollinators and Other Wildlife in Their Refuges Washington, DC — The Trump administration has opened...

EPA’s New Scientific Transparency Exempts Pesticides

For Immediate Release: May 07, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 EPA’s New Scientific Transparency Exempts Pesticides Industry Pesticide Registration Data Hidden from Public and Outside Pruitt Plan Washington, DC — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Refuges to Ban Genetically Engineered Crops and Neonics

Refuges to Ban Genetically Engineered Crops and Neonics Phase-Out May End Decade-Long Legal Battle Over Agriculture On Refuges Washington, DC — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will phase out the use of genetically engineered (GE) crops to feed wildlife and ban...