Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Pesticides indicted in bee deaths...And More

Pesticides indicted in bee deaths
Salon - USA
The disclosure recently set in motion product reviews by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and the EPA. The tests are scheduled to wrap up ...
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Maine may get cease-fire in pesticides war
Kennebec Journal - Augusta,ME,USA
The arguments have pitted conventional farmers against organic ones, and the Maine Department of Agriculture against environmental activists who charge the ...
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Ways of nature and the stars in organic farming
Business Mirror - Philippines
The Chinese settlers then knew Americans love green salads and started cultivating vegetable gardens using secret organic methods. An industry was born. ...
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Agency Revokes Carbofuran Pesticide Residues in Food
EP Magazine - Dallas,TX,USA
According to a May 11 press release, the US Environmental Protection Agency has revoked regulations that permitted small residues of the pesticide ...
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China phases out pesticide POPs
China Daily - China
By Li Jing (chinadaily.com.cn) China has phased out all pesticides containing persistent organic pollutants (POPs) by May 17, as required by the Stockholm ...
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Queen gives green-minded son gardening award
The Associated Press
Charles is particularly well known for his commitment to green issues and his enthusiasm for organic foods. His Duchy Originals line is one of Britain's ...
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Pesticide use is down - just count the dandelions
Globe and Mail - Canada
In 2007, 60 per cent fewer Toronto homeowners report using any pesticides on their lawn compared with 2004, while two-thirds of them now opt for lower-risk ...
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Residents concerned about pesticide drift
Bay News 9 - Tampa,FL,USA
The Tampa Sports Authority treats the Babe Zaharias Golf Course with a pesticide called curfew. TAMPA (Bay News 9) -- A group of residents in the Forest ...
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Why the honeybee decline? / Pesticides, stress, genetic changes in ...
The Daily Yomiuri - Osaka,Japan
Another possibility is that a pesticide has failed to eliminate parasitic ticks. If such ticks are exposed to chemicals, such as pesticides for gardening, ...
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Defra appeal against Georgina Downs pesticide verdict begins today
Farmers Guardian - Preston,England,UK
By Alistair Driver AN appeal hearing was due to begin today that could have profound implications for the way pesticides are used in Britain. ...
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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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