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Sep 21, 2000, 01:00 ET

DPR Approves $150,000 Settlement for Earlimart Pesticide Incident

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Pesticide Regulation today approved a $150,000 settlement for a...

Jan 18, 2000, 00:00 ET

DPR Proposes New Statewide Restrictions on Methyl Bromide

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Pesticide Regulation today released proposed regulations that will...

Dec 16, 1999, 00:00 ET

Beyond Pesticides/NCAMP: New EPA Data Released Under Freedom of Information Act Find High Cancer Risk Tied to Wood Utility Poles Treated with Poisonous Chemicals

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Children exposed to soil around utility poles treated with pentachlorophenol (penta), a wood preservative...

Oct 12, 1999, 01:00 ET

At New York City Council Hearing National Environmental Organization Criticizes Mayor Gulliani and City Officials for Misleading Public On Pesticide Safety

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At a New York City Council, Committee on Health hearing today, the National Coalition Against the Misuse of...

Sep 13, 1999, 01:00 ET

DPR Drafting Regulations for Methyl Bromide, Chloropicrin

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation is developing statewide regulations on the...

Apr 12, 1999, 01:00 ET

Public Denied Basic Right-to-Know When Pesticides Are Used In Indoor Public Places

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond Pesticides/ National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides issued the following: State...

Jan 28, 1999, 00:00 ET

Study Finds States Do Not Protect Children from Pesticides Used in Schools, Group Calls on Federal Government to Act

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- State governments are not adequately protecting children from pesticides used in and around schools,...

Nov 12, 1998, 00:00 ET

Cal/EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation - Warning Issued on 'Chalk' Pesticide: Danger to Children

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation and the California Department of Health Services today...

Aug 19, 1998, 01:00 ET

Statement on Pesticides in Air Report by James W. Wells, Director California Department of Pesticide Regulation

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- James W. Wells issued the following statement today (August 19) in response to a report released by the...

Jul 01, 1998, 01:00 ET

DPR Adds More `R's' In School With $77,000 Pest Management Grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation wants to add two new "R's" in school -- Reduced Risk...

Jul 01, 1998, 01:00 ET

Statement on Methyl Bromide by James W. Wells, Director, California Department Of Pesticide Regulation

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by James W. Wells, Director of the California Department of...

Jun 30, 1998, 01:00 ET

Statement on Methyl Bromide; James W. Wells, Director California Department Of Pesticide Regulation

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Several groups have announced plans to file a lawsuit that claims the Department of Pesticide...

Feb 13, 1998, 00:00 ET

Keeping Pesticides Out of Floodwaters

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pesticide containers create potential hazards when swept up in floodwaters. Cal/EPA's Department of...

Jan 07, 1998, 00:00 ET

DPR Opposes Bureaucracy to Dictate School Pesticide Policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Pesticide Regulation released the following statement in response to a...

Nov 13, 1997, 00:00 ET

Statement: James W. Wells, Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- James W. Wells, director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, released the...

Sep 18, 1997, 01:00 ET

DPR Releases Annual Pesticide Residue Report

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation today released its report of residue monitoring for...

Jun 02, 1997, 01:00 ET

Group of Leading Physicians and Scientists, Citing Public Health Concerns, Calls on EPA To Stop Use of Deadly Wood Preservatives

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of prominent physicians and research scientists today identified a serious public health threat...