Friday, June 5, 2009

Pesticide rules for Surrey are on the way...And More

Parkinson's Disease Associated With Pesticide Exposure In French ...
Science Daily (press release) - USA
A new epidemiological study involving the exposure of French farm workers to pesticides found that professional exposure is associated with PD, ...
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New report calls for the EU to eliminate obsolete pesticide stocks
Environmental Expert (press release) - Madrid,Madrid,Spain
The European Institutions must push for international action to reduce obsolete pesticides and their risks to human health and the environment, according to ...
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Province in first pesticide free spring
TbNewsWatch.com - Thunder Bay,Ontario,Canada
By tbnewswatch staff The Chair of Thunder Bay's Citizens Concerned About Pesticides said he believes Ontario's pesticide ban, which was implemented in late ...
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As Wildlife Dies, Kenya Considers Pesticide Ban
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
In Nairobi, WildlifeDirect executive director Dr. Paula Kahumbu says, "This is a pesticide that has recently been banned in the United States. ...
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Residents worried as county prepares to spray pesticide
Guelph Mercury - Guelph,Ontario,Canada
Some residents who fought for the implementation of Guelph's 2007 pesticide bylaw now say they feel let down by the provincial ban that overtook local ...
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City promises to keep pesticide bylaw on track
FFWD - Calgary,AB,Canada
Anti-pesticide activists were worried by talk of delay, and are pleased to hear the bylaw will be on schedule. Ald. Brian Pincott, who spearheaded the bylaw ...
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Pesticide rules for Surrey are on the way
Surrey Leader - BC, Canada
Campbell says the EAC has drafted a comprehensive bylaw for restricting pesticide and herbicide use, even though it falls short of a complete ban. ...
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Pesticide may be to blame for melamine's presence in American ...
By Geeta
Furthermore, the pesticide's manufacturer has published data showing that when goats had been dosed with a radioactively labeled form of the insecticide, five to nine percent of the residues turned up as radiolabeled melamine in the ...
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Organic-transition aid bill passes
Capital Press (subscription) - Salem,OR,USA
SACRAMENTO - A bill to aid growers switching to organic production has cleared the state Assembly. Lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 1401, by Assemblywoman ...
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Mommy on a Shoestring takes on organic gardening
Lake Villa Review - Lake Villa,IL,USA
Beth Engelman (right) and Jeanne Pinsof Nolan, the Organic Gardener, in Engelman's backyard. Planting your own vegetables, fruits and herbs is easier than ...
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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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