Wednesday, April 15, 2009

David Suzuki: If the bees disappear, we’ll all be stung...And More

EPA rejects bid to sideline endocrine program
New York Times - United States
In July of last year, with the deadline looming, CropLife America asked EPA for further explanation about why existing data on pesticide toxicity are not ...
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Pesticide ban about to take effect
Delhi News Record - Delhi,ON,Canada
Finding a bottle of weed killer for those pesky plants will be a tough feat in Delhi come Earth Day, when more than 250 pesticides will be banned from store ...
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Pesticide fears over produce from the north
Cyprus Mail - Nicosia,Cyprus
In light of recent claims that carrots containing traces of pesticide came through from the north, farmers and consumer associations have warned that not ...
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Grand Lake considers spraying, fertilizer restrictions near water
Sky Hi Daily News - Granby,CO,USA
Grand Lake may pass a law that regulates the use of pesticides and fertilizers close to water. Under consideration is a draft law that forbids the use of ...
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David Suzuki: If the bees disappear, we’ll all be stung
Georgia Straight - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
First, we can stop using harmful pesticides to keep our lawns and gardens looking pretty. A growing number of provinces and municipalities, ...
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Pesticides' days numbered
Owen Sound Sun Times - Owen Sound,Ontario,Canada
Ontario's cosmetics pesticide ban takes effect later this month. On April 22 -- Earth Day -- more than 250 products containing 80 pesticide ingredients ...
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"Natural" nitrogen-fixing bacteria protect soybeans from aphids
Penn State Live - PA,USA
An invasion of soybean aphids poses a problem for soybean farmers requiring application of pesticides, but a team of Penn State entomologists thinks a ...
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Maharashtra gives a big push to organic farming 42 pts and above
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
PUNE: Organic farming is now a movement in Maharashtra, thanks to the few motivated individuals who acted as its advocates. Shriniwas Kulkarni was attracted ...
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Organic Valley Farmer-Owners Receive Outstanding Quality Awards
CSRwire.com (press release) - USA
April 14, 2009 - Organic Valley Family of Farms, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation's leading organic brands, ...
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EPA official defends decision on pesticide ruling
Brownfield - Jefferson City,MO,USA
An EPA official is downplaying fears over an appeals court pesticide ruling that has many farm groups up in arms. That according to a report on ...
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Beware of canisters on Washington beaches
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
They carried a pesticide used on cargo ships and were apparently thrown overboard. Removing the plastic lid could release a toxic gas. ...
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Don't stock pesticides inside
Post-Bulletin - Rochester,MN,USA
The big discount stores place the pesticides near the pharmacy. So, sick people are sitting there waiting for their prescriptions breathing in toxic fumes ...
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Pesticides banned
Timmins Daily Press - Timmins,Ontario,Canada
She's feeding her plants what they need to remain healthy without the use of pesticides. The Timmins Horticultural Society president has been eagerly ...
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In just over a week pesticides will be illegal in this province
Owen Sound Sun Times - Owen Sound,Ontario,Canada
April 22, the province of Ontario's new cosmetic pesticide ban goes into effect. As of that day, the use of chemical pesticides for cosmetic purposes on ...
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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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