Dozens of municipal ordinances restricting pesticides in public parks, playgrounds, and schools around the country are at risk of being reversed by a rider in the House of Representatives Farm Bill. This provision would create federal preemption laws prohibiting local control of pesticides like glyphosate, dicamba or 2,4-D. Sec. 9101 of the House’s farm bill could… Continue reading STOP THE FARM BILL RIDER
Parents, grandparents and many others may wonder what harm there is in hiring a company to treat their lawn, or using the four step programs sold at most hardware stores. The newest book from Dr. Phillip Landrigan, and Mary Landrigan, MPA addresses this issue with practical advice in chapter 8 of Children and Environmental Toxins: What… Continue reading Are Lawn Chemicals Toxic? Answers From Experts
Through the generosity of Oxford University Press, we have received five copies of the new book Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know by Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan to share with our followers. This book is an essential reference for parents, parents-to-be, community advocates, and anyone else committed to healthier… Continue reading Our First Giveaway!
We know it’s important to you to maintain your home. You’ve made an investment and you want to take care of it. Having a well kept lawn and yard is one of the ways you show that you are a good neighbor. You care about property values, not just your own, but those of the… Continue reading A Letter To Our Neighbors
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