Thursday, August 20, 2009

EPA registers, doesn't approve...And More

Study Raises Questions About EPA's Pesticide Risk-Assessment Scheme
New York Times
By SARA GOODMAN of Greenwire The length of time that it takes for the toxic effects of a common crop pesticide to emerge raises questions about US EPA's ...
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EPA registers, doesn't approve
The Missoulian
Please be aware that the EPA approves no pesticide products. It registers pesticides that various chemical companies produce after a review of the studies ...
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Pesticide-laced soil removed from Fairview site
Statesman Journal
Pesticide-contaminated soil, along with more than 150 trees and vegetation, has been stripped off a rolling hillside in southeast Salem to clear the way for ...
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Homes pollute: Linked to 50 percent more water pollution than ...
EurekAlert (press release)
The runoff washes fertilizers, pesticides and other contaminants into storm drains, and they eventually appear in rivers, lakes and other bodies of water. ...
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Keep pesticides out of water - free booklet available
Smallholder
If using any sort of pesticide or herbicide anyone should take precautions to avoid water pollution - even if in small scale farming. ...
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Oils from Herbs and Spices to Replace Synthetic Pesticides
CleanTechnica
Herbs and spices like thyme, rosemary and mint, usually used to flavor food, can also offer a green alternative to synthetic pesticides. ...
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Killer Spices Double as Natural Pesticides
BNET
By Katherine Glover | Aug 18, 2009 They don't work nearly as well as conventional chemical pesticides, but they don't have the negative environmental ...
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Fraud by Trial Lawyers Taints Claims in Pesticide Lawsuits
Wall Street Journal
He says an American law firm convinced him that a pesticide used on the Dole-operated banana plantation where he had worked years ago had made him sterile. ...
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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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