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Southern California Swarms to Save the Bees in Solidarity with Honey Bee Day Around the Gl (tags)

Los Angeles joins “Bee Against Monsanto” to #SwarmTheGlobe #SaveTheBees to bring awareness to the importance of the bee, the dangers of pesticides, and the continuing threat of Colony Collapse Disorder to the bee population and our food supply.

Successfully Embracing the Precautionary Principle & Right to Know (tags)

Children spend nearly one-third of their lives at school—what should be a safe space for learning and growing. However, with the best intentions, many school districts use large amounts of chemicals with serious health concerns, instead of opting for lower-risk alternative methods.

California Safe Schools Celebrates Fourteen Years of Protecting Schools & Communities! (tags)

Nicaragua Sugar, pesticides and CKD (tags)

Important news media recently published an extensive report on chronic renal insufficiency (CRI), a disease suffered by peasants living in the Pacific region of Central America. The cause of this disease has not been scientifically proven, which could give rise to confusion in the management of this disturbing public health issue.

California Safe Schools & LA Unified Celebrate Twelve Years of Protecting Student Health (tags)

Reformed Pesticide Policy Becomes National & International Model for Schools & Communities

Dioxin Deniers at the FDA (tags)

The FDA will ignore pesticides, chlorine, dioxins, radiation and other industrial parts of typical cigarettes in its new Act. This Act, supposedly against the cigarette industry, is entirely in support of that industry, even to the point of assisting it to evade legal consequences.

CA Safe Schools Nominated for NAU Grant for Change Award (tags)

NAU supporting those who instigate lasting, positive change in their communities

Embracing the Precautionary Principle by Robina Suwol (tags)

Comments by Founder & Executive Director of California Safe Schools

Join Robina Suwol & California Safe Schools at 27th National Beyond Pesticides Conference (tags)

Bridge to an Organic Future: Opportunities for health and the environment, the 27th National Pesticide Forum, will be held April 3-4, 2009 at the Century Center in Carrboro, North Carolina

Have You Ever Seen Someone Near a Utility Pole? EPA Hasn't! (tags)

Help EPA See the Reality of Wood Preservative Exposure in Your Community

UFW Tells EPA to Stop Use of Deadly Organophosphate Pesticides! (tags)

Help support the UFW campaign to tell the EPA to stop allowing use of organophosphate pesticides that cause neurological damage in farm worker children and nearby rural residents.

Join Robina Suwol of California Safe Schools (tags)

Green California Schools Summit December 4-6, 2007 Pasadena Conference Center Pasadena, CA

WNV Spraying Benefits Pesticide Manufacturers, NOT People!! (tags)

Since the mosquito season is upon us, many regional vector control districts will use corporate PR myths to promote toxic pesticide spraying to combat WNV. However, this yearly cycle of spraying can increase mosquito populations by adversely reducing populations of beneficial predator species..

Compulsory Patronage of Private Business? (tags)

Forced Patronage of Private Businesses seems to violate Constitutional Protections against Compulsory Speech. It also forces people to give money to investments, by insurers, in what may be the very industry that caused one's illness!

Maxxam Inc. Escapes CA for TX with Stolen Forests, Jobs & $$$ (tags)

Recent attempts by Maxxam Corporation to abscound with billions in profits as Pacific Lumber Chptr 11 Bankruptcy hearings begin. The location of the hearings should be in CA near the PL workers and their affected ecosystem where the damage occurred, yet Maxxam CEO Hurwitz engineered a ghost corporation 'Scotia Development' to hijack the right to attend bankruptcy hearings from the jobless PL workers..

VAN NUYS WOMAN NAMED VOLVO AWARD FINALIST (tags)

Robina Suwol recognized in 5th Annual Volvo for life Awards, honored for her fight to prevent harmful chemicals being used on school grounds

Take action: EPA gives preliminary approval for dangerous pesticides (tags)

Take action: EPA gives preliminary approval for dangerous pesticides. There is still time to stop this travesty. The EPA’s public comment period on this decision ends Oct. 2. Please e-mail the EPA TODAY before this unjust decision is made permanent.

Contra Costa Delta Region Sprayed w/ Pesticides (tags)

Within the last few weeks Contra Costa county near the Sacramento/San Joaquin delta was heavily sprayed with pyrethroid (PBO) pesticides. Cancer risks to humans aside, is large scale aerial pesticide spraying even an effective strategy for any purpose besides fattening the bank accounts of pesticide manufacturer CEOs???

Mondavi's vinyard$$ of globalization exploit workers, ecosystem (tags)

Mondavi winemaking corporation should be boicotted for labor violations (UFW campaign), ecological destruction (decimation of oak woodlands for new barrels/vinyards), and exploitation of family grape farmers overseas using WTO globalization agreements..

Green syndicalist response to CA water board decision (tags)

The usually deaf (hard of hearing) official characters of the CA water board are directly responsible for the increased militarization of labor and ecoactivists in the pesticide soaked central valley..

Florida's ecosystem, civil rights under attack (tags)

Florida's ecosystems, human and civil rights all coming under attack by corporate influenced development. Some ideas for local communities in FL to regain their health, land and dignity from profit hungry corporations.

I am still hungry. (tags)

Schwarzenegger Signs AB 405: Bill Protects Kids from Exposure to Experimental Pesticides (tags)

Kids & Teachers Are NOT Lab Rats!

SCHWARZENEGGER'S DILEMMA: (tags)

Sign A Bill Banning The Use Of Experimental Pesticides In Schools Or Cave In To Chemical Industry Lobbyists

AB 405- STOP HUMAN EXPERIMENTATION AT K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOLS (tags)

TEACHERS & KIDS ARE NOT LAB RATS!

Continuing Gallo wines boicott (tags)

The UFW announced that their boicot of Gallo wines is over, however Gallo workers will continue to experience health risks from pesticide exposure at Gallo's vinyards..

California Safe Schools Sponsors AB 405 (tags)

Montañez School Pesticide Safety Bill Closer To Governor’s Signature!

CALIFORNIA PARENTS GAIN RIGHT TO KNOW ABOUT PESTICIDES USED IN K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOLS (tags)

EMBRACING THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE & RIGHT TO KNOW

CALIFORNIA PARENTS GAIN RIGHT TO KNOW - 1-888-NO-POISON (tags)

Learn about the problems with pesticides and safer options from the School Pesticide Reform Coalition at http://www.nopoison.org or at 1-888-NO-POISON.

School Pesticide Reform Coalition at www.nopoison.org or at 1-888-NO-POISON (tags)

Find out more about the hazards of pesticides and about safer solutions from the School Pesticide Reform Coalition

The EPA and Industry Team Up to Protect Profits in Florida Study, Leaving Children Behind (tags)

POISON, PROTECTION, AND CHILDREN

PARENTS GAIN RIGHT TO KNOW ABOUT CHEMICALS USED AT SCHOOL (tags)

Parents Gain Right to Know about pesticides used in or around school campuses.

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS -BREAKING NEWS! (tags)

CHILDRENS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH GROUP INSPIRED BY CHILDS ASTHMA ATTACK.

ABOUT-CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS (NON-PROFIT) WWW.NOPOISON.ORG (tags)

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS (NON-PROFIT) & SCHOOL PESTICIDE REFORM COALITION!

HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL? (tags)

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS EFFORTS HIGHLIGHTED BY NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL WWW.CALISAFE.ORG

ABOUT : CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS WWW.CALISAFE.ORG (tags)

CALIFORNIA NON-PROFIT & FAMED ARTIST PARTNER TO PROTECT KIDS

CAIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS PARTNERS WITH CELEBRATED ARTIST MICHAEL BRUZA (tags)

California Safe Schools Partners with Celebrated Artist Mihael Bruza - Preventing Pests Without Pesticides

HOW SAFE IS YOUR CHILDS SCHOOL (tags)

Children's environmental health

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS - MODEL FOR THE NATION! (tags)

California Safe Schools created most stringent pesticide policy in nation for schools. Policy has become national model.

SINGLE MOM SPEARHEADS SPRAY FIGHT (tags)

LA Unified creates model pesticide policy for the nation with help from California Safe Schools.

10,000 times cancer risks from natural chemicals in our foods. (tags)

From the book "Saving the Planet With Pesticides and Plastic: The Environmental Triumpth of High Yield Farming" by Dennis T. Avery 2000.

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