Monday, August 3, 2009

Urban pesticide use is poisoning waterways...And More

Causes of cancer clusters are hard to find
Palm Beach Post
Or the pesticides used in the nearby orange groves and sugar cane fields? A look at cancer cluster investigations elsewhere in the United States suggests ...
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Pesticide poisoning demands attention
Greenville Daily Reflector
By Ginger Livingston Last week's hospitalization of seven Lenoir County men for suspected pesticide poisoning brought attention to an under-reported and ...
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Pesticides damaging Chesapeake Bay
United Press International
More than 16 million people live around the Chesapeake Bay, the largest and most biologically diverse estuary in the United States, the Maryland Pesticide ...
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Organics cleaner, healthier despite media spin
Examiner.com
One morning this week as I watched Morning Joe, poor Mika was getting razzed by the guys for buying organic food. A new study out suggests that the ...
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Urban pesticide use is poisoning waterways
Modesto Bee
A study of Northern California waterways has made some troubling discoveries about a widely used group of pesticides and the role of homeowners and ...
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Turkey Bans 74 Pesticides for the EU
Green Prophet
As part of its long bid for European Union membership, Turkey has announced that 74 pesticides are off limits because they are poisonous. ...
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Childhood Leukemia Linked to Pesticides
TestCountry.com
Patients facing childhood leukemia have been proven to have higher levels of pesticides in their urine according to a study conducted by the Georgetown ...
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The Konformist Blog: New research linking atrazine to hormone ...
By Robalini
The pesticide atrazine, found in surface and ground water in many U.S. states, alters the genes of male rats that control hormone production, according to new research published in Toxicological Sciences. ...
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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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