Monday, May 11, 2009

Nine dangerous chemicals added to banned list...And more

UN: Treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals
The Associated Press
GENEVA (AP) — A UN-sponsored treaty to combat highly dangerous chemicals has been expanded to include nine more substances that are used in pesticides, ...
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Nine dangerous chemicals added to global banned list
Reuters - USA
The nine pesticides and industrial chemicals join 12 substances targeted for elimination under the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic ...
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UN: Treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals
The Associated Press
The treaty has so far included the dirty dozen list of 12 chemicals, such as the widely banned pesticides DDT and chlordane. Countries that have ratified ...
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EPA money goes to clean up Kapolei site
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
The Hawaii money is going to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to clean up a pesticide mixing and loading area in East Kapolei that was once part of a ...
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Coquitlam council's pesticide vote makes writer want to move
BCLocalNews - Victoria,BC,Canada
A tie vote at Monday's Coquitlam city council meeting defeated a proposal to discuss banning of cosmetic pesticides. Usually, I am not one to run away from ...
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Organic practices can deter insects, diseases
The Spokesman Review - Spokane,WA,USA
I take an organic approach to this because the whole point of growing your own food is to produce safe, healthy vegetables and fruits, right? ...
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2009 organic initiative makes $1.5 million available in EQIP
Pittsburg Morning Sun - Pittsburg,KS,USA
Obama Administration's promise to encourage more organic agriculture production. Funding for the initiative is being made available as part of the ...
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Can Organic Farming End World Hunger?
New research confirms organic farming is still best for both farmers and consumers--and may be the only way to end world hunger without harming the planet. Learn more about the pros and cons of organic farming. ...
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Letter: Says city shouldn't use pesticides
Hudson Hub-Times - Hudson,Ohio,USA
It was with shock that I saw the public Green had been treated with pesticides. I think the use of these dangerous chemicals anywhere, but most especially ...
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Seeds: She makes organic-gardening tips digestible
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
Now, with millions of gardeners digging into homegrown tomatoes and other vegetables, Bradley has found that the demand for organic gardening advice is at ...
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Expert touts organic gardening
Uniontown Herald Standard - Uniontown,PA,USA
Today, Oster's three children are grown and he has since become an expert in organic gardening, which he discussed Friday at the Green Gardeners' 11th ...
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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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