Atrazine

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Name: Atrazine
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dirty deeds, dirty dozen - Nrews email from EWG

Dear XXX,Atrazine. It's a chemical so potent that male frogs exposed to low levels of it can turn into female frogs - producing perfectly viable eggs. This same chemical is a widely-used herbicide whose residues have been found on most American corn crops ... [Published Food Consumer - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

No, I Don't Need A Receipt

According to research , drinkware accounts for about 21 percent of the sales in the U.S. promotional product industry, making it the sixth most popular category. For the most part, I think suppliers have now moved well past the BPA (bisphenol-A) issue ... [Published Promo Marketing - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Inzen-Z grain sorghum hybrids soon to be available

Grain sorghum producers should soon have a new option for postemergence control of certain annual grass weeds. Several seed companies are developing hybrids of a new type of herbicide-resistant grain sorghum called Inzen-Z sorghum. DuPont Pioneer holds ... [Published Winfield Courier - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Despite Progress, Long Fight Ahead to Protect Rare Wildlife From Pesticides

narongcp viaIt's hardly news that many of the more than 18,000 pesticide products approved for use in this country have been linked to cancer and other severe health effects in humans. Indeed, more than one billion pounds of pesticides are dumped on the ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Atrazine: the Weed-Killer in Your Water

The poisoning of the public water supply doesn’t end with fluoride. After a 10-year battle fighting with Syngenta’s shady scientists on their herbicide/pesticide, Atrazine, one brave man, Jason Rohr Ph. D. is proving that the  US EPA has rejected all ... [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Competitive Herbicides in China

GM (Genetically modified) crops with herbicide tolerance have greatly driventhe development of some herbicides in the past years. As some herbicidecategories of ultra-high activity such as amide herbicides, sulfonylureaherbicides and imidazolone herbicides ... [Published Global Information Inc - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Erie's 2015 budget will increase taxes

ERIE — Property owners in Erie will have to pay a little more in taxes to support the 2015 budget than they did for this year’s budget.The Erie City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a budget assessing 59.594 mills, about 1.4 mills more than ... [Published Parsons Sun - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Atrazine, Taxes, Syngenta AG
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bad to worse: Texas seeks to unleash dangerous banned pesticides to kill GMO super weeds infesting cotton

by J. D. Heyes(NaturalNews) Is the state of Texas about ready to make a bad situation worse regarding GMO-created super weeds? It would seem so, based on recent reports.The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently requesting comments ... [Published Natural News - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Protect 119 Endangered Species From Pesticides

SAN FRANCISCO - The federal district court here will hear arguments Friday in the most comprehensive legal action ever brought under the Endangered Species Act to protect endangered animals from pesticides. The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Says Nyet to U.S. Products

We don't always watch Russian-owned RT TV , but when we do we are skeptical. So when it said yesterday that Putin was banning ag imports , we didn't pass it on. Our bad, because today everybody is talking about it.The news sent a chill up legs in Latin ... [Published AgWeb.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

From Fukushima fallout to retreating ice: 10 great New Yorker pieces now outside paywall

Year after year, New Yorker writers are well represented in the "Best American Science and Nature Writing" annuals.Since The New Yorker's announcement of a summer-long relaxation of its paywall policies — allowing open access to all content published ... [Published MinnPost - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

We should worry about the things that are truly dangerous

There are things that are dangerous and things that are not. It says something about human psychology, I think, that people, especially parents, seem to worry only about the things that aren’t dangerous.The non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock ... [Published Naperville Sun - Jul 30 2014]

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"Early maturation ignites a series of negative environmental responses that influence the course of future development. For example, precocious maturation may cause peers to behave differently towards early maturing girls, which results in social difficulties and feelings of isolation. Early developing girls may seek out friends who are similarly mature or find themselves attracted to older boys, both of which might result in weakening peer relationships."
...superweeds," said Jay Feldman , executive director of Beyond Pesticides, which filed comments opposing emergency status for propazine use. "It is an abuse of the law for EPA to prop up failed GE cropping systems with toxic chemicals when the crop can be grown with organic methods not reliant on toxic pesticides and just as productive and profitable" he said. Beyond Pesticides opposes 2,4-D tolerant cotton that GE cotton growers are expecting to be available in a year because of the human and env...
"This request clearly demonstrates that herbicide-resistant crops - by generating an epidemic of resistant weeds - lead directly to increased use of hazardous chemicals" said Bill Freese, Science Policy Analyst at Center for Food Safety. "EPA should reject this request."
When the EPA initially approved the pesticides' ingredients, "they didn't do an analysis with respect to endangered species, so we don't have anything to go on" said Justin Augustine, another lawyer for the environmental groups

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Dirty deeds, dirty dozen - Nrews email from EWG [Published Food Consumer - Aug 25 2014]
Lake Erie’s problems were solved in the ’70s [Published Columbus Dispatch - Aug 25 2014]
Study Finds Girls Now Enter Puberty Even Earlie... [Published Mercola - Aug 24 2014]
No, I Don't Need A Receipt [Published Promo Marketing - Aug 22 2014]
Ethanol use to continue, the windfall and proba... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
Gunning for Vandana Shiva [Published Axis of Logic - Aug 22 2014]
Giant Mats of Green Slime in Lake Erie Signal a... [Published Resilience - Aug 22 2014]
Baron and Budd Raising Awareness About the Dang... [Published WGNT - Aug 21 2014]
New Inzen-Z grain sorghum hybrids soon to be av... [Published Winfield Courier - Aug 21 2014]
Chinese Herbicides Market Analysed by CCM in In... [Published Benzinga.com - Aug 20 2014]
Chinese Herbicides Market Analysed by CCM in In... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 20 2014]
Despite Progress, Long Fight Ahead to Protect R... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 19 2014]
Farm fertilizers contaminant watershed that sup... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Aug 17 2014]
Atrazine: the Weed-Killer in Your Water [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 16 2014]
Competitive Herbicides in China [Published Global Information Inc - Aug 15 2014]
Farmers await herbicide ruling [Published Journal-Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Erie's 2015 budget will increase taxes [Published Parsons Sun - Aug 13 2014]
Genetically Engineered Cotton Growers Want Unli... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Aug 11 2014]
Bad to worse: Texas seeks to unleash dangerous ... [Published Natural News - Aug 09 2014]
Questions about the safety of GM crops [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Aug 09 2014]
Looking at lawns as fall approaches [Published LaGrange Daily News - Aug 09 2014]
Judge seems unmoved by suit challenging the EPA... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 08 2014]
Clean water on the go: The Thermos brand filtra... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 08 2014]
Putin Says Nyet to U.S. Products [Published AgWeb.com - Aug 08 2014]
Court Hearing Focuses on EPA's Failure to Prote... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 07 2014]
Huapont-Nutrichem, Albaugh sign investment agre... [Published AgProfessional - Aug 07 2014]
Multiple resistance could be a nightmare for re... [Published Delta Farm Press - Aug 06 2014]
When is a weed a weed? [Published Christian Century - Aug 06 2014]
Researchers receive $435K to study how environm... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 05 2014]
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Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 15 2014]
NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, ...
Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 15 2014]
NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, ...
International Herbicides (Glyphosate, Atrazine,... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Jul 14 2014]
DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Herbicides (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering.http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20 ...
Core Truths: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 11 2014]
Genetically modified apples may soon hit the marketPhotograph by Travis Rathbone; Stylist: Sarah Guido for Halley Resources Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically ...
Panama: Panama: Chemical Spill Emergency Plan o... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Panama Situation Analysis Description of the Disaster On 30 June, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Aqueducts and Sewerage Institute (IDAAN) reported ...
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International Herbicides (Glyphosate, Atrazine,... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 14 2014]
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