Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Cosmetics pesticides ban proposal gains momentum...And More

Urge Yorktown to drop use of pesticides
Lower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USA
Spraying the grass surrounding our town pools with poisonous pesticides may very well continue in Yorktown, unless saner voices prevail. ...
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Cosmetics pesticides ban proposal gains momentum
Revelstoke Times Review - Revelstoke,British Columbia,Canada
By Aaron Orlando - Revelstoke Times Review The North Columbia Environmental Society's plans to have cosmetic pesticides banned from Revelstoke have gained ...
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EPA's new pesticide testing is outdated, crude
Environmental Health News - Charlottesville,VA,USA
By Theo Colborn The Environmental Protection Agency is ready to start testing 67 pesticide ingredients for their possible endocrine disruption effects. ...
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World's frogs disappearing: Save the Frogs Day calls for action
Scientific American - USA
Other threats to frogs include habitat destruction, pollution and pesticides, climate change, invasive species, and over-harvesting for the pet and food ...
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The Greenest 100 Days, Part 1
Daily Green - USA
The EPA began a long-delayed process of testing pesticides for their potential to disrupt the human endocrine system. Pesticides, alone or in combination, ...
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INTERVIEW-Soviet toxic legacy still poisoning Russia
Reuters - USA
Areas of high pesticide contamination record higher infant mortality rates, infertility, cancers and birth defects. This is accelerating as pesticides ...
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Sleeping with the enemy: indoor airborne contaminants.
Environmental Health News - Charlottesville,VA,USA
Diazinon is an organophosphate pesticide formerly used indoors to control common insects such as cockroaches, ants and fleas. In the US, products containing ...
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Toxic Pet Product Manufacturers, Retailers Sued in California
Environment News Service - USA
The NRDC warns that children are particularly at risk from these pesticides because their neurological and metabolic systems are still developing. ...
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Thinking Green: Organic foods good for the body, cheap and easy to buy
Loyola College Greyhound (subscription) - Baltimore,MD,USA
In order for a product to be considered organic, non-organic pesticides, insecticides and herbicides must not be used. These chemicals have the potential to ...
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PA Give Grants to Organic Farms
Natural Products Marketplace - Phoenix,Arizona,USA
Pennsylvania framers transitioning their conventional operations to organic farms may receive help offsetting the costs from the Pennsylvania Department of ...
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USDA official says People's Garden will promote organic standards
GovExec.com - Washington,DC,USA
By Jerry Hagstrom CongressDaily April 27, 2009 Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, who wrote the organic standards act when she worked for Sen. ...
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How does your lawn and garden affect the Chesapeake Bay?
Examiner.com - USA
Well, many of the chemical fertilizers and pesticides that people use on their lawns wash off into storm drains and then end up in the bay. ...
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Together, two common pesticides may increase the risk of ...
Environmental Health News - Charlottesville,VA,USA
The risk of Parkinson's disease increases in people who live near farm fields sprayed with a combination of pesticides. A recent study conducted in ...
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Environmentalists in battle to be heard in pesticide case
Toronto Star - Ontario, Canada
Premier Dalton mcguinty and Environment Minister John Gerretsen announced the province's intention to ban cosmetic use of pesticides April 22, 2008. ...
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Safe Natural Fertilizers for Organic Gardening now Available
TransWorldNews (press release) - Monroe,GA,USA
Organic gardening through all-natural products protects growers from exposure to degenerative diseases that have been associated with fertilizers that ...
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Converted Organics' Fertilizer Products Available at Six New ...
Earthtimes (press release) - London,UK
BOSTON - (Business Wire) Converted Organics Inc. (NASDAQ:COIN) announced today that its all-natural organic fertilizer products are now available in six new ...
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Launching Thatcher's(TM) - the First Full Range of Affordable ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Awarded the highly prized USDA Organic certification, the range at launch includes expressions to suit all palates and social occasions: Cucumber, ...
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More enforcement needed for pesticide spray regulations
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 413 words
Karen Griffin - Judie Squires says someone needs to patrol the companies that spray residential areas for pesticides because she's observed nine violations of the Environmental Protection Act in her Paradise neighborhood alone


Spray woes: Province falling down on monitoring pesticides
The Telegram (St. John's) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 253 words
Judie Squires - environment to become poisoned? A temporary ban on all residential pesticides has to be put into place, to protect us, our wildlife and our environment as a whole. Judie Squires Paradise


Government lax on cosmetic pesticide regulation: advocate
The Telegram (St. John's) - 08-28-2004 - 613 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic the province will ban cosmetic use


Woman doesn't expect cosmetic pesticide ban any time soon
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - 08-30-2004 - 712 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic that the province will ban the


Province lagging behind in pesticide control
The Telegram (St. John's) - 09-04-2005 - 496 words
Squires, Judie - it to do is to prohibit the cosmetic use of synthetic pesticides altogether in order to protect our citizens and the environment. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


The two sides to pesticide use
The Telegram (St. John's) - 07-16-2006 - 781 words
Judie Squires - health of your families. When Canada's most respected health authorities tell us pesticides threaten our health, we should all be listening. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


Inquiry implicates BTk
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 353 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - of trees. The live spores can be inhaled by humans and animals exposed to BT. Judie Squires, secretary of the Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, says despite claims that


Delayed pesticide laws 'disappointing'
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 833 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - at the end of this year. These products will only be sold to certified dealers. Judie Squires, secretary of the newly formed Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, isn't


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Time for provincial lawn pesticide regulation
The Telegram (St. John's) - 03-14-2009 - 419 words
pesticides. Please join me in lobbying our province for a pesticide ban Judie Squires Portugal Cove...

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