Sunday, May 17, 2009

Canadian Cancer Society calls for ban on pesticides...And More

Canadian Cancer Society calls for ban on pesticides

Use of pesticides has been linked to the occurrence of a number of different kinds of cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society would like to see a ban on pesticides that are only used to make your lawn and garden beautiful. We speak with Stacey Berisavac.

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Stop aerial spraying of pesticides
Inquirer.net - Philippines
Also present during the presentation were local health and pesticides officials, executives of banana companies, environmental groups, and local government ...
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Yorktown drops pesticides, mulls permanent ban
Lower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USA
By Brian J. Howard • bjhoward@lohud.com • May 15, 2009 YORKTOWN - The town has stopped using pesticides of any kind in its parks, ball fields and other ...
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Focus on Ag: $3M in aid for organic practices
Modesto Bee - Modesto,CA,USA
By John Holland A new federal program offers help for organic farmers and for growers who hope to adopt the practices. The Natural Resources Conservation ...
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Environmental regulators warn flea treatments may be toxic to pets
SouthCoastToday.com - New Bedford,MA,USA
For information on flea control without pesticides, go to: www.greenpaws.org. For updates on the Environmental Protection Agency's review of spot-on flea ...
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Endangered Species Day Educates for Protection
Environment News Service - USA
For more information about native plants, visit http://www.plantsocieties.org Herbicides and pesticides may keep yards looking nice but they are in fact ...
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More for your money when you choose organic
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
IN reality, "organic food" is food that is grown in nature without human intervention. Indeed, until about 150 years ago, all food was organic. ...
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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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