Saturday, May 30, 2009

Pesticide-cancer link 'convincing'...And More

States issue fines for pesticide violations on onions
Capital Press (subscription) - Salem,OR,USA
The Oregon and Idaho departments of agriculture have issued 10 fines totaling nearly $200000 for pesticide violations on onions during the 2008 growing ...
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Pesticide-cancer link 'convincing'
Times and Transcript - Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
BY GILEAN WATTS Cosmetic pesticides should be taken off the shelves, says a senior medical official with the Maritimes' largest children's hospital. ...
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Anti-pesticide group asks Coq. mayor to sign petition
Tri-City News - Port Coquitlam & Port Moody,BC,Canada
The invite comes after Stewart told The Tri-City News that he agrees cosmetic pesticides should be banned but does not believe the city should be ...
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Pesticide Free Columbia Basin Coalition
Wildsight - Kimberley,BC,Canada
The idea is to reduce the cosmetic use of pesticides and it's sweeping the region. The District of Invermere made the news this year when it became the East ...
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Weeding out pesticides changes Ottawa lawn care
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The ban on cosmetic pesticides that took hold in Ontario on April 22 has changed the face of residential lawn, say some Ottawa residents. ...
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Pesticides lurk everywhere
Georgia Straight - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
A synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, triclosan is also registered with the US Environmental Protection Agency as a pesticide and has been linked ...
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DDW: Pollution May Explain Some Liver Disease in the US
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
At the class level, increasing levels of heavy metals (P=0.015) and pesticides (P<0.001)>...
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Millions to help make farms organic
El Campo Leader News - El Campo,TX,USA
Organic or farmers making the transition to organic may apply for funds through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to receive up to $20000 ...
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WWOOF: How you can help organic farmers, worldwide
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
For the last four months, I've bounced from farm to farm, living the life of a migrant organic farmer through a program called WWOOF (World Wide ...
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Council orders report on pesticides
Abbotsford Times - Abbotsford,BC,Canada
Abbotsford city council voted Monday for city staff to look into the impact of banning pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides for ...
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Bankrupt farmer inhaled pesticide
The Press Association
A bankrupt farmer facing eviction from his multimillion-pound home died after inhaling a deadly pesticide. Bob Dearnley claimed he was being victimised ...
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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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