I-09-2018 Protect Arizona Agriculture Act 201800134 February 27, 2017 July 5, 2018 150,642 Organic Now 2509 N. Campbell Ave., Box 111 Tucson, AZ 85719 520-420-5811 Nicolas Guillermo, Applicant and Chairperson Tracy Molina, Treasurer This act may be cited as the “Protect Arizona Agriculture Act.” Agricultural chemicals threaten pollinators crucial to Arizona’s agriculture. The Associate Director of Agriculture shall be responsible for ensuring that comprehensive health analysis and health risk assessments of agricultural chemicals on humans, domestic animals, and pollinators are reviewed and reported to the legislature. The Associate Director of Agriculture shall suspend the registration of all branches of the nitrogroup of neonicotinoids and regulate agricultural chemicals as necessary to protect Arizona’s agriculture and the health of its citizens. To see full initiatives and other initiatives Click Here and scroll down to “Protect Arizona Agriculture...Read More
Author: GMO Free Arizona
Community Opposition to Monsanto in Pima County Explodes Tucson, Arizona: February 16, 2017 – The Pima County community says no to Monsanto and yes to healthy, safe communities. After Monsanto dropped its bid for a tax break, concerned citizens are not giving up and are more determined than ever to keep Monsanto out. The Pima County community is standing up to protect our environment, our children and our future! Community holds Public Forum, Rally & Press Conference to reject Monsanto’s ‘Project Corn’ Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 pm – Stand Up Against Monsanto Public Forum, Oro Valley...Read More
If you have not heard there is 155 acre Monsanto facility going in Arizona. Monsanto is petitioning our Federal Government for a “Foreign Trade Zone” status. The petition if endorsed by the (5 member) Pima County Board of Supervisors. Monsanto will get huge tax breaks in exchange for an upfront tax of only $500,000, this money will ear-marked for a the local school system. There are public hearings and meetings on ‘Project Corn’ over the next few weeks. We are holding an educational event in Phoenix on Jan 19th, 2017 see flyer below! Much needed donations at the door...Read More
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Monsanto & EPA: toxic bedfellows
More than 700 lawsuits have been filed against Monsanto claiming that their popular weed-killer, ‘Roundup,' is carcinogenic. The lawsuits bring attention to bogus studies and apparent collusion between Monsanto and the EPA, further damaging the credibility of the already embattled agency. ... See MoreSee Less
Monsanto & EPA: toxic bedfellows More than 700 lawsuits have been filed against Monsanto claiming that their popular weed-killer, ‘Roundup,' is carcinogenic. The lawsuits bring attention to bogus studies and apparent collusion between Monsanto and the EPA, further damaging the credibility of the already embattled agency.