Tag Agrochemicals

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Agrochemicals, an environmental and public health problem

This document aims to examine, from a comprehensive environmental and public health perspective, the impacts caused by the application of agrochemicals. One of the many consequences of the existing agricultural production model in Argentina…
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A bill that seeks to regulate the distances of application of agrochemicals

In June, Deputy Leonardo Grosso (Frente de Todos) presented before the Chamber of Deputies of the Nation, a bill of minimum environmental protection budgets for the handling and application of agrochemical products. Specifically, it seeks to…
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The creation of the Agroecology Directorate at the national level was made official

On August 11, through a Resolution of the Official Gazette, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock defined its new organization chart and made official the creation of the National Directorate of Agroecology, which will be chaired…
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Dismissal in the "Mother Cause" Ituzaingó Annex

As a result of a presentation made by the defense of one of the accused in the so-called "mother cause" of Barrio Ituzaingó, the Criminal Chamber No. 12, decided to allow the dismissal. She considered that the accused in question had already…
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"Precautionary distancing" in the application of agrochemicals

On June 12, 2020, in the city of Santa Fe, the Second Chamber of the Civil and Commercial Appeals Chamber, made up of Eduardo Sodero, Luciano Pagiliano and Armando Drago, resolved to establish a distance of one thousand meters for fumigations…
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LETTER TO THE INTENDENT MARTÍN LLARYORA: We need policies that address the problems of our city

Following the opportunity represented by the change of management at the municipal level, we want to express ourselves on key issues for the future of our city. Therefore, we jointly address other Cordoba organizations to the new Mayor of Córdoba,…
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Regression in the field of agrochemicals in Entre Ríos

On October 28, the Supreme Court of Justice of Entre Ríos, in the framework of an endless dispute between environmental groups, rural teachers and the Entre Rican government, issued a ruling validating provincial decree 2239/19,…
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Alta Gracia: they denounce spraying near homes

After observing the presence of machines fumigating in fields near their homes, residents of the Tajamar Reserve District filed a complaint with the Judicial Unit of Alta Gracia. 2Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article…
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A brake on agrochemicals

The federal judge of San Nicolás, Province of Buenos Aires, Carlos Villafuerte Ruzo, ordered "a restrictive and exclusion limit" of 1095 meters for ground spraying and 3000 meters for aerial spraying with pesticides, herbicides, insecticides,…
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We launched the website "Emergencia Agroquímica"

We launched a participatory website where environmental conflicts related to the use of agrochemicals in the province of Córdoba are made known, as well as providing legal tools and the possibility of making visible the existence of other conflicts…