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The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has just granted additional time to the organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos to continue poisonning the US environment and threatening the health of American citizens, especially children (LULAC v. Wheeler). It has indeed accepted the request of the US EPA to rehear the lawsuit brought by environmental protection associations, requesting… Read More

On July 7, 2017, the Court of Cassation ordered the transfer of the case won by Paul François against Monsanto back to the Court of Appeal on the grounds that the legal basis should have been that of liability for defective products and not common law liability. The pleadings will take place on February 6,… Read More

Paris, January 15, 2019: The Lyon Administrative Court today ruled in favour of the CRIIGEN association, represented by Corinne Lepage, lawyer in Huglo Lepage law firm and Chair of Justice Pesticides, in the case filed on 27 April 2017 against the authorisation by ANSES (Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire, de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du… Read More

December 3, 2018 is the 34th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster. Today, Pesticide Action Network International pays tribute to the thousands of victims, whose struggle for justice continues. Here is the translation of our partner’s press release PAN EU. On No Pesticide Use Day, PAN International pays tribute to the victims of the Bhopal disaster… Read More

After the decree of 26 October 2018 of the Ministers of Environment, Solidarity and Health, Economy and Finance and Agriculture and Food, suspending the use of products containing the active substance “metam-sodium” until 31 January 2019, ANSES (the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety) “closes” the file this 5 November by… Read More

Justice Pesticides’ partner, PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) has recently released the results of a seven-country study on the impact of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) on people’s health and the environment. The report’s launch coincided with the commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17. The study, called “Of Rights and… Read More