Friday, May 1, 2009

Springtime Brings Outdoor Poison Exposure Concerns...And more

Pesticides are primary cause of allergies, claims reader
Elliot Lake Standard - Elliot Lake,Ontario,Canada
Re: Will Earth Day 2009 come as a sting with ban on cosmetic use of pesticides? for The Standard, April 22. There is nothing that outrages this writer more ...
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Banned pesticide found in Hobart water
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
PESTICIDES, some linked by studies to damaging effects on human cells and cancers in animals, have been found in Hobart's drinking water three times in less ...
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NB close to banning cosmetic pesticides, says environment minister
Charlottetown, The Guardian - Charlottetown,Prince Edward Island,Canada
New Brunswick's environment minister says the government is close to introducing legislation that would ban the use of cosmetic pesticides in the province. ...
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NB will introduce pesticide legislation
Times and Transcript - Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
By Nick Moore FREDERICTON - New Brunswick says it's 'very close' to introducing legislation which would ban the use of cosmetic pesticides, following months ...
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Residential Pesticides Linked to Childhood Brain Cancer
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
(NaturalNews) Children who live in homes where parents use pesticides are twice as likely to develop brain cancer, according to the results of a new study ...
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Never use pesticides near children
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
A: Pesticides should never be used in schools, day care centers or other buildings where children are present. Not only should they not be used when the ...
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Clemson professor says bees most beneficial insect
Anderson Independent Mail - Anderson,SC,USA
Pesticides should be used only when necessary, he said, and people should follow these guidelines: Select the least toxic pesticide to bees and apply it in ...
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Growers sought for pesticide-free gardening stories
Lake Country Calendar - Winfield,British Columbia,Canada
As Canadians get ready to say hello to May flowers, gardeners from coast to coast are invited to show the rest of the country how growing without pesticides ...
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Lawn treatments go green
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
In Regina, where people are anxious for summer to begin so they can start to enjoy their yards, a local Home Depot store has decided not to sell pesticides ...
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Springtime Brings Outdoor Poison Exposure Concerns
EVLiving - USA
Poisonous plants, snakes, pesticides and fuel products are just a few hazards of which consumers should be aware. Nice weather prompts many people to begin ...
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An alternative to pesticides
Valley Echo - Invermere,BC,Canada
More and more municipalities are introducing new by-laws that restrict the use of cosmetic pesticides. The District of Invermere recently passed a bylaw ...
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How to protect your pets
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
For information on flea control without pesticides, go to: www.greenpaws.org. For updates on the Environmental Protection Agency's review of spot-on flea ...
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Elizabeth Hurley, Prince Charles to Sell Organic Line
Natural Products Marketplace - Phoenix,Arizona,USA
LONDON—British actress Elizabeth Hurley partnered with Prince Charles to launch a line of organic meats and grain products in October. ...
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Organic Consumers Association & Via Organica Demand Factory Farms ...
Common Dreams (press release) - Portland,ME,USA
Public interest organizations such as the Organic Consumers Association and the Humane Society of the US have warned for years that drugged-out animals on ...
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Make mom feel special- have an organic Mother's Day
Creative Loafing Tampa - Tampa,FL,USA
Luckily, there are some fun and creative organic ideas that can be done that will make mom feel all warm and fuzzy, especially knowing her gift is ...
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Enjoying the benefits of advances in organic farming
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
And more significantly, they are now aware of the importance of organic farming and drinking milk for a healthy lifestyle," she says. ...
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Tips for shopping in the organic food section
KING5.com - Seattle,WA,USA
By TIM ROBINSON / KING 5 News SEATTLE - Organic food, of course, offers a lot of health benefits. After all, it's grown without any chemical pesticides or ...
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Earth 101: A few organic gardening tips from the pros
Ithaca Journal - Ithaca,NY,USA
By Trisha Smrecak • Guest Columnist • May 1, 2009 Ithacans are especially blessed in the number of organic food options available to them. ...
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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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