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June 24th, 2022
Statement on the Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson
While today is a dark day, it is a clarion call for all those who care about building a more equitable and just society.
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June 16th, 2022
EPA Admits Grave Harm to Hundreds of Endangered Species from Neonicotinoid Insecticides
New Analysis Completed as Required by 2019 CFS Litigation Settlement; Acknowledges Neonics Are "Likely to Adversely Affect" up to 79% of America's endangered species
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May 31st, 2022
California Court Paves the Way for Protection of Imperiled Bumble Bees and Other Insects
First-ever listing of insects under the California Endangered Species Act
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May 24th, 2022
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold
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May 20th, 2022
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Environmentalists' Appeal Seeking to Ensure Legal Protections for Imperiled California Bumble Bees
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February 24th, 2022
Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to Ban Toxic Agricultural Pesticides on National Wildlife Refuges
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January 18th, 2022
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Lawsuit Challenging EPA Approval of Bee-Killing Insecticide Sulfoxaflor
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December 21st, 2021
EPA Admits Continued Widespread Dicamba Drift Damage, Yet Still Will Not Cancel Latest Registration Despite Harms to Farmers and Endangered Species
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December 21st, 2021
CFS Statement on EPA's Summary of Dicamba-Related Incident Reports from the 2021 Growing Season
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December 21st, 2021
Lawsuit Challenges EPA's Failure to Obey Court Order to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Toxic Pesticide
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December 15th, 2021
EPA Sued Over Failure to Close Pesticide-Coated Seed Loophole Killing Bees and Endangered Species
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November 22nd, 2021
Senator Booker Reintroduces Legislation in Congress to Reform Pesticide Regulation and Protect Farmworkers
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August 26th, 2021
Pursuant to CFS Litigation Settlement, EPA Releases Evaluations Showing Severe Risk to Endangered Species from Neonic Pesticides
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June 24th, 2021
Kroger Urged to Eliminate Bee-Toxic Pesticides from Its Food Supply Chain
Groups urge grocer to save bees from "insect apocalypse" during National Pollinator Week
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February 25th, 2021
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again
Endangered Species Act Protection Urgent for Iconic Pollinator
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February 16th, 2021
Opening Brief Filed in Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's Expansion of Bee-killing Insecticide Sulfoxaflor
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February 8th, 2021
Conservationists and California Fish and Game Commission Pursue Appeal to Ensure Legal Protections for Imperiled Bumble Bees
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December 16th, 2020
UPDATE: MAJOR VICTORY ON MONARCHS PROTECTION— Monarch Butterflies Put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection
Monarch Butterflies put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection
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October 23rd, 2020
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Fungicide
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October 7th, 2020
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Protect Biodiversity, Coastal Waters, and Working Lands
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March 20th, 2020
Farmworkers and Conservationists Sue EPA for Re-Approving Monsanto Cancer-Causing Pesticide
Ignoring science to side with Monsanto/Bayer, EPA has repeatedly failed to assess glyphosate's impacts on public health and endangered species
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March 20th, 2020
Trump Administration Proposes Allowing GE Crops on Thousands of Acres of National Wildlife Refuges
Plan Would Green-light Growing Crops Engineered for Increased Herbicide Use on Dozens of Refuges Throughout Southeast
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March 13th, 2020
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half
Population Overwintering in Mexico Falls Well Below Extinction Threshold
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August 20th, 2019
Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA's 200 Million-Acre Expansion of Bee-Killing Pesticide
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August 14th, 2019
Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Approval of Monsanto's Crop-Damaging Dicamba Pesticide
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July 18th, 2019
The Trump Administration Again Refuses to Ban the Brain-Toxic Pesticide, Chlorpyrifos
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April 16th, 2019
Center for Food Safety Launches Groundbreaking App to Save Pollinators: Wild Bee ID
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October 16th, 2018
Conservation Organizations Seek Protection for California's Endangered Bumble Bees
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September 6th, 2018
Legal Petition Urges Feds to End Toxic Agricultural Pesticide Use on Alabama Wildlife Refuge Complex
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April 21st, 2018
219,210 Americans Call on EPA to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides
Groups deliver hundreds of thousands of comments to EPA Headquarters for neonicotinoid comment period
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February 14th, 2018
Conservation Groups and Congressman Blumenauer Call for Action on Pollinator-killing Pesticides
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January 25th, 2018
Hundreds of Groups Call on Congress to Protect Endangered Species from Pesticides
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December 13th, 2017
Victory! Monsanto Shill Dourson Withdraws After Public Outcry
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November 16th, 2017
Industry-Driven Bill Guts Federal Safeguards Protecting Endangered Species from Toxic Pesticides
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November 14th, 2017
More than 1 Million People Call on Department of Justice to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger
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November 9th, 2017
CFS Defends Arkansas from Monsanto Lawsuit
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September 20th, 2017
Victory! Court of Appeal Rejects California's Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides
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June 30th, 2017
EPA must consider harm to endangered species when approving pesticides
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June 19th, 2017
New Film to Promote Pollinator Protection Kicks Off Keep the Hives Alive Coalition’s 10th Annual National Pollinator Week
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June 18th, 2017
Restaurants in Nation's Capital Feature Foods Reliant on Pollinators for National Pollinator Week
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May 22nd, 2017
Landmark Report Shows Bee-killing Seed Coatings Aren't Worth the Harm
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May 9th, 2017
CFS Victory! Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law
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May 3rd, 2017
Report Shows Continued Widespread Water Contamination from Bee-Killing Neonic Pesticides
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April 27th, 2017
Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds
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April 27th, 2017
Groups File Amicus in Support of Montgomery County, MD Pesticide Restrictions
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April 18th, 2017
Why CFS is Marching for Science and Climate
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April 6th, 2017
College of Environmental Science and Forestry Commits Campus to Bee-Friendly
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March 30th, 2017
Trump EPA Approves Continued Use of Notorious Brain-Damaging Pesticide
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March 21st, 2017
Twice the Toxicity: Farmers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Dow's Deadly Pesticide Combo
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March 14th, 2017
Californians Not "Roundup-Ready": Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing
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March 3rd, 2017
Bill protects bees in California from harmful pesticides
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February 9th, 2017
Monarch Butterfly Population Drops By Nearly One-Third
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January 23rd, 2017
Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
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January 19th, 2017
Consumer and Environmental Groups Praise Klobuchar, Question if Sessions Can be Trusted on Antitrust Enforcement
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January 12th, 2017
EPA Identifies Risks from Bee-Toxic Pesticides, Delays Needed Action
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December 12th, 2016
Canada to Protect Declining Monarch Butterfly as Endangered Species
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December 6th, 2016
New Report Confirms Bee-Killing Pesticides Cause Other Widespread Environmental Harm
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November 22nd, 2016
Court Fails to Protect Bees and Beekeepers from Toxic Pesticides
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November 10th, 2016
The Food Movement Will Move Forward
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November 1st, 2016
After Cursory Review, EPA Proposes Dramatic Expansion of Toxic Pesticide Blend Enlist Duo
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October 3rd, 2016
Preferred Popcorn Moves to Protect Bees and the Environment
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July 5th, 2016
Agreement: Monarch Butterfly to Get Endangered Species Act Protection Decision by 2019
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June 13th, 2016
Local Restaurants Launch Campaign to Protect Pollinators during National Pollinator Week
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May 25th, 2016
Report Offers Hope to Hawai‘i Residents Eager for Upgrades to State’s Pesticide Regulations
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May 9th, 2016
Macalester College Signs Resolution to 'Bee' Friendly
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April 27th, 2016
Antioch College becomes Official Bee-Friendly, Neonic-Free Campus
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April 12th, 2016
A Miracle For Bees
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April 4th, 2016
Villanova University becomes Official Bee-Friendly, Neonic-Free Campus
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March 21st, 2016
Study: World's Largest Monarch Population Could Disappear in 20 Years
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March 10th, 2016
Obama Administration Sued Over Failure to Protect Monarch Butterflies
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March 8th, 2016
USDA Urged to Reform Scientific Integrity Policy after Allegations of Scientific Censorship
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