Sunday, May 3, 2009

CDFA, DUE TO A SIMPLE MATH ERROR, MAY HAVE UNDERESTIMATED THE TOXIC DANGER OF LBAM PESTICIDES...And More

Pesticide industry's excuses are unconvicning
Richmond News - BC, Canada
Hepworth's letters indeed aim at correcting "misinformation" on pesticide safety. Having pointed out that Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency ...
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Huge cache of smuggled ivory represents up to 40 elephants
Mongabay.com - USA
Researchers with WildlifeDirect say that the elephants may have been poisoned with Furadan, a particularly strong pesticide. The use of the pesticide has ...
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Pesticide-free
Toronto Sun - Ontario, Canada
On April 22, Earth Day, Ontario joined Quebec to become the second province in Canada to enforce a pesticide ban. It was a long fought victory for groups ...
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Letter: You can't fight City Hall on chemicals
TCPalm - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
He knows because he is a pesticides applicator himself. I was not able to enjoy my porch and we had to close up the house because we are directly west of ...
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Rooted in royalty, organic gardening blossoms
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Organic gardening is coming into its own. The number of US households using only all-natural or organic fertilizer, insect controls, and weed controls ...
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The Hot Spots for Organic Food
New York Times - United States
The map of organic farms in the United States is clustered into a few geographic centers, a strikingly different pattern than the map of all farms, ...
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Organic Dairy Manure May Offer High Quality Fertilizer Option
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (May 2, 2009) — Dairy cows that produce USDA-certified organic milk also produce manure that may gradually replenish soil nutrients and ...
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Cheap sensor finds pollutants
ScienceAlert - Australia
“It will aid water managers in the minimisation of off-target impacts of spills, industrial pollution and agricultural application of pesticides to water ...
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Flea and tick treatments may be toxic to pets and families
Dayton Daily News - Dayton,OH,USA
The NRDC's report, Poison on Pets II, finds children are particularly at risk from these pesticides because their neurological and metabolic systems are ...
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CDFA, DUE TO A SIMPLE MATH ERROR, MAY HAVE UNDERESTIMATED THE ...
California Chronicle - Los Angeles,CA,USA
By Glen Chase Evaluating the health effects of past and future pesticides applied on and around people to combat the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM), ...
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Green lawn and garden care
Examiner.com - USA
Here are just a few suggestions: If you want to be a true go green enthusiast, you must do away with the gardening pesticides and chemicals. ...
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My Past Articles

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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