Saturday, August 1, 2009

Childhood leukemia linked to pesticide...

Pesticides harming Chesapeake Bay, experts warn
Baltimore Sun
By Timothy B. Wheeler Baltimore Sun reporter A group of environmental advocates and experts is warning that pesticide pollution from farm fields and ...
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Natural pesticides kill bugs without harsh chemicals
SmartBrief
Natural pesticides such as mint oil can eliminate pests from gardens without the use of harsh chemicals, writes Gwendolyn Bounds. Bounds notes that Terminix ...
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Why pesticides could be a common cause of prostate and breast ...
UroToday
In this study, we further attempt to show that due to their carcinogenic properties, pesticides and especially organochlorine pesticides may in fact be ...
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Children with ALL have elevated levels of pesticides in urine
SmartBrief
Children who have acute lymphoblastic leukemia tend to have elevated levels of household pesticides in their urine, according to cancer researchers at ...
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Childhood leukemia linked to pesticide
Examiner.com
A new study shows that children with leukemia have elevated levels of common household pesticides in their urine. The study tested 41 pairs of mothers and ...
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EPA fines New Mexico pesticide company maximum allowable penalty ...
U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
An employee of PDI Pest Control Co., a pesticide applicator, applied Tempo SC Ultra in an occupied classroom where contact by people could occur contrary to ...
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Illinois pesticide drift; New atrazine research; Scientific ...
Pan North America
Widespread concern over pesticide drift among farmers and rural residents -- combined with incidents such as the spraying of two children last summer as ...
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St. John's Daily Spray Advisory

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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