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Sustainable Landscaping Educational Series for McKenzie Residents

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 23, 2012 12:07 PM

Schedule and details for an upcoming series of sustainable landscaping workshops offered for resident's along the McKenzie river. read more...

Round 1 Comments Complete

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 06, 2011 03:32 PM

Comments on the Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultation Draft Biological Opinion for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Registration of Pesticides Containing 2,4-D, Captan, Chlorthalonil, Diuron, Linuron, and Triclopyr BEE. Docket No. EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0654 read more...

Groundbreaking study shows Roundup link to birth defects

by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 21, 2010 02:22 PM

International scientists confirm dangers of Roundup at GMO-Free Regions Conference in Brussels read more...

Lawn Herbicides End Up in House Dust

by aseligmann — last modified Aug 06, 2010 12:00 AM

Do herbicides used on your lawn end up inside your house? There are only a few scientific studies that have tried to answer this question. A new study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) adds to the evidence that herbicides used on lawns are tracked inside houses where they can persist for months or years. read more...

Minimizing Children's Exposure to Pesticides is Prudent

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 31, 2010 12:00 AM

Do pesticides cause special problems for children? A new review of a series of research studies completed during the last decade suggests that the answer to this question is yes, and that we need to be sure that children are being exposed to pesticides as little as possible. read more...

Common Herbicide Linked with Pregnancy Problems and Hormone Disruption

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 27, 2010 12:00 AM

New research often finds that pesticides cause unexpected effects on our health. A recent study of the commonly used herbicide Roundup not only found unexpected effects, but also found that the combination of ingredients in Roundup was more toxic than glyphosate, the so-called "active" ingredient in Roundup. read more...

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Linked to Herbicides in Two New Studies

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 15, 2010 12:00 AM

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a group of different types of malignant lymphatic diseases that share some features but not others. In two recent health surveys, herbicide exposure was highlighted as a significant NHL risk factor. A Swedish study focused on risks of exposure to various types of pesticides while a German study concentrated on occupational risk factors for a mostly rural population. read more...