Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Planting native species can reduce watering, pesticide use...And More

Over three tons of banned pesticides seized
Yemen Times - Sana'a,Yemen
SANA'A, May 24 — Over three tons of banned pesticides were seized and returned to their country of production by the Plant Protection Department, ...
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State conservationist announces funding for new organics initiative
South Carolina Now - South Carolina,USA
By Star & Enterprise Staff Reports Signup began on May 11 and will end on May 29 for participation in the state's initiative to encourage more organic ...
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Planting native species can reduce watering, pesticide use
The Canadian Press - TORONTO
Increased use of water and cosmetic pesticides are also disadvantages. "If the imported species happens to attract pollinators or some species, ...
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A natural approach to keeping the perfect lawn
Londoner - ON,Canada,Canada
It's called dwarf bluegrass and it doesn't require any pesticides,” Mr. Gereghty says. “We changed the grass on the Wellington St. side a year ago and after ...
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Yorktown congratulated on pesticide ban
Lower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USA
The Yorktown Town Board is to be commended for its bold action to ban pesticides on all town property. This decision saves up to $10000, protects the ...
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Pesticide bylaw moving ahead
Vernon Morning Star - BC, Canada
Vernon council instructed city staff Monday to proceed with a bylaw that would ban cosmetic pesticides on public land in 2010 and on private property in ...
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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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