Saturday, July 11, 2009

Thousands of dead fish at Lake Proctor...And More

A step forward in all-natural pesticidesChristian Science Monitor - USAScientists have long known that spraying this natural pesticide on crops helps protect them from bugs. Using it agriculturally might preclude the need for ...See all stories on this topic

'Whitewash' at court of appeal for pesticides campaignerThe Ecologist - London,UKIn November a high court ruled that what Defra called its 'reasonable, logical and lawful' regulations on the use of pesticide contravened an EU directive ...See all stories on this topic

New Dangerous Pesticide Proposed for California StrawberriesUprising - Los Angeles,CA,USAPatented by UC Riverside and licensed to “Arysta LifeScience,” the new pesticide, methyl iodide would replace the ozone depleting methyl bromide primarily ...See all stories on this topic

Thousands of dead fish at Lake ProctorReporterNews.com - Abilene,TX,USAState officials are investigating 2000 dead fish at Lake Proctor in Comanche County that may be tied to pesticide. Bryan Black, assistant commissioner of ...See all stories on this topic

Pesticide exposures, faulty home inspections prompt WSDA fines ...Access Washington - Olympia,WA,USASeveral cases involved pesticide drift or exposure. In another incident, a home owner avoided expensive pest treatments after becoming suspicious of a pest ...See all stories on this topic

Hazmat team responds to pesticide over-sprayBakersfield Now - Bakersfield,CA,USAFive field workers have been decontaminated after a pesticide over-spray in the Stallion Springs area. A Kern County Fire Department hazmat team was ...See all stories on this topic

Chicken run! Fresh, organic eggs hereOCRegister - Santa Ana,CA,USABY CINDY MCNATT As people discover that urban chickens are as easy to keep as parakeets, chicken suppliers, like Margaret Millspaugh at the Wagon Train in ...See all stories on this topic Best Blogger Tips
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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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