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Pesticides

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Garden Pests May Serve A Purpose

For devastating infestations on a precious plant or big tree, I’d call a professional. Otherwise, I prune out obvious damage and let Nature fight it out.

07/30/2014

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Health: Pesticides & Produce, Environmental Group Releases New Guide

A watchdog group released its annual report aimed at helping consumers make better choices in the grocery aisle.

04/29/2014

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Many States’ Lawn Laws Require Pesticide Notification

You might know your way around a lawnmower but do you know your way around the laws that govern your lawn?

09/17/2013

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Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?

The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.

06/10/2013

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Environmental Group Releases Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Of Fruits And Vegetables

The list, which highlights the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated by pesticides, included an additional “Plus” category for the second year in a row.

05/08/2013

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Pesticide Application Laws

There are actually laws governing pest control and other lawn services.

09/17/2012

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Pesticide Causes Birds To Fall From Sky In New Jersey

A pesticide used legally by a farmer has caused birds to fall from the sky in Millville, New Jersey.

08/14/2012

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Environmental Influence On Epigenetics

The environment your ancestors lived in and the different chemicals such as pesticides and fungicides they were exposed to could affect a woman’s ovaries.

05/09/2012

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Pennsylvania Officials Ramping Up War On Post-Flooding Mosquitos

Government workers have been out in force spraying for mosquitos across eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and with all the rainwater dumped by recent storms their job won’t be ending anytime soon

09/13/2011

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Health Watch: New Report On Pesticides in Produce Released

Could eating healthy be bad for you? There’s a new report on produce and pesticides called the “Dirty Dozen” which was released by the Environmental Working Group.

06/13/2011

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