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2011-07-25 07:55:00

Toxic chemicals that have been trapped in Arctic ice and snow are now being released due to global warming.

2011-07-07 19:10:52

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are identifying factors that influence pesticide levels in the Chesapeake Bay airshed, including traces of "legacy" pesticides that still linger even though they are no longer being used.

2011-06-16 00:00:29

Apply Responsibly Education Effort Marks Group’s Third Year Advocating for the Protection of State’s Urban Waterways Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Californians can take their backyard gardening skills to the next level this summer with help from the recently launched “Gardening Hero” campaign, said officials from the Apply Responsibly pesticide stewardship program.

2011-05-23 12:16:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US HYGIENE LLC , a U.S. based environmental products company located in Naples Florida, has gained International (Global) distribution rights to BED BUG FIX.

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2011-04-21 10:30:00

Results from three separate studies suggest that prenatal exposure to pesticides is linked to lower intelligence scores in children than those who were not exposed.

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2011-04-18 14:16:15

Flame retardants are chemical compounds added to fabrics and plastics to keep them from burning easily, but these can be toxic.

2011-04-14 15:16:23

Genetically modified bacteria could be used in air filters to extract pesticide vapors from polluted air thanks to work by researchers in China published this month in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution.

2011-01-15 00:00:44

Industry Group Provides Tips to Prevent Pesticide Runoff from Winter Rains Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 The winter weather may drive gardeners indoors, but it’s the perfect season for Green Thumbs to properly inventory, store and dispose of any pesticides leftover in the garage, according to the Apply Responsibly public awareness campaign.

2010-12-09 10:35:00

Public Comments Must Be Received by February 7, 2011 WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a 60-day public comment period, the U.S.


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