User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Pesticides
Last updated: Apr 18 2018 21:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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New Boulder County GMO crop transition plan still has critics 1.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder County open space staff have modified proposed changes to a plan to phase out the production of genetically modified foods on thousands of acres of publicly owned cropland.
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Will stripe rust reach Colorado winter wheat? 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
There are now numerous reports of stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis) in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. With the current cool and rainy weather conditions, the development of stripe rust in Colorado wheat could be possible.
Rocky Mountain Arsenal continues to leak contaminants into groundwater, Colorado health department lawsuit says 16.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has sued the U.S. Army claiming that dangerous chemicals including pesticides continue to leach into groundwater at Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
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Colorado issues public health advisory after pesticide found on certain marijuana products 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
The advisory cited "potentially unsafe pesticide residue" on marijuana flower, trim, concentrates, and infused-products cultivated by Mile High Medical LLC dba MMJ America Uptown.
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Commercial honeybees threaten to displace Utah’s native bees 7.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Federal lands could offer hives a respite from pesticides.
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Some Colorado beer brands found to contain tiny amounts of weed-killing chemical, report finds 25.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
If you enjoyed a few beers or a glass of wine over the weekend, odds are you also ingested a tiny amount of a weed-killing chemical that has been linked to cancer, according to research from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.
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Glyphosate levels linked to shortened pregnancy length: Research 26.3.2018 Health – The Indian Express
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A law for the farmer 4.1.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Weedkiller found in some “natural” Bigelow tea, lawsuit say 21.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
The world’s most widely used herbicide has been found in samples of green tea produced and marketed as “natural” by R.C. Bigelow Inc., according to a lawsuit filed by the Organic Consumers Association.
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Sears to close Greeley Mall location in January 4.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Sears Holding Co. announced Thursday that it will close 45 Kmart locations and 18 Sears stores, including the Sears in the Greeley Mall, early next year.
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State recalls 50 Tree of Wellness medical pot products because of pesticide 3.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The state wants consumers to return 50 Tree of Life medical marijuana products after testing confirmed the presence of an unapproved pesticide.
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The Forest Service’s battle against illegal marijuana farms 31.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Drug cartels on federal land pose enormous environmental and financial costs.
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Widening egg scandal hits 17 countries in Europe 12.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The European Union said Friday that it plans to hold an extraordinary meeting late next month over a growing tainted egg scandal as it revealed that products contaminated with an insecticide have now spread to 17 countries.
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EPA won’t regulate pesticides on cannabis crops, leaving consumers at risk 7.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Regulating pesticides for cannabis grows remains a state and consumer issue because of marijuana's illegal status at the federal level.
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EPA won’t regulate pesticides on cannabis crops, leaving consumers at risk 7.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
Regulating pesticides for cannabis grows remains a state and consumer issue because of marijuana's illegal status at the federal level.
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Amid California’s toxic dumps, local activists go it alone 7.8.2017 Current Issue
The call themselves promotoras, and they’re starting to see results.
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The women confronting California’s farm conditions 20.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Female farmworkers face sexual assault, pesticide exposure and low wages.
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States sue over EPA’s decision to keep pesticide on market 6.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Several states are seeking to join a legal challenge to a Trump administration decision to keep a widely used pesticide on the market despite studies showing it can harm children’s brains. Led by New York, the coalition filed a motion Wednesday to intervene in a legal fight over the continued spraying of chlorpyrifos on food. Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, Washington, and the District of Columbia also joined the suit. The states claim that Environmental Protection Agency chief Sc... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Large study links key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives 30.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries. For more than a decade, the populations of honeybees and other key pollinators have been on the decline, and scientists have been trying to figure out what’s behind the drop, mostly looking at a combination of factors that include disease, parasites, poor diet and pesticides. Other studies, mostly lab experiments, have poi...
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EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban 28.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children’s brains, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s schedule shows he met with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris on March 9 for about a half hour at a Houston hotel. Both men were featured spe...
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