Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Pesticides linked to Parkinson's...And More

Judge considers NJ polluted neighborhood suitPhiladelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USASeveral years ago, the soil was found to contain unacceptable levels of hazardous substances that were used as pesticides. Residents of Bonnieview Lane have ...See all stories on this topic

CONTACT: Food & Water Watch and Beyond PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release) - Portland,ME,USA"Even worse, is that current regulations on triclosan haven't been updated since 1994 and much of the science used by the FDA to regulate the pesticide ...See all stories on this topic

Pesticide amnesty starts tomorrow on SaipanSaipan Tribune - Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,MicronesiaChristopher Weden of the US EPA Emergency Response Section-Superfund Program said the pesticide amnesty cleanup would give local farmers a clean slate and ...See all stories on this topic

Marin Voice: StrongerMarin Independent-Journal - San Rafael,CA,USAFor example, the goal set forth in the law of a 75 percent reduction in the use of certain pesticides was reached years ago. For the past three years, ...See all stories on this topic

Pesticide amnesty starts tomorrow on SaipanSaipan Tribune - Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,MicronesiaChristopher Weden of the US EPA Emergency Response Section-Superfund Program said the pesticide amnesty cleanup would give local farmers a clean slate and ...See all stories on this topic

Pesticide amnesty starts tomorrow on SaipanSaipan Tribune - Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,MicronesiaChristopher Weden of the US EPA Emergency Response Section-Superfund Program said the pesticide amnesty cleanup would give local farmers a clean slate and ...See all stories on this topic

New estimate triples number of Marin pesticide violations to 269Contra Costa Times - Walnut Creek,CA,USAMarin County employees violated an ordinance that bans use of potentially cancer-causing pesticides 269 times between 1999 and 2008 - not 90 times as ...See all stories on this topic

Pesticides linked to Parkinson'sThe Press AssociationPeople with raised levels of a particular pesticide in their blood may have an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, research has suggested. ...See all stories on this topic Best Blogger Tips
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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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