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    Sunnyside Ave N Suite 540 Seattle WA 98103 Phone 206 632 1545 fax 206 632 8661 www watoxics org email info watoxics org City of Shoreline Washington Water Quality Environmental Stewardship Rika Cecil 17455 Midvale Ave Shoreline WA 98133 206 546 0460 rcecil ci shoreline wa us http www cityofshoreline com cityhall projects water index cfm Natural Landscapes Project Contact Bobbie Morgan Bainbridge Island WA 80110 If you wish to

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    Campus Research papers worth reading and supporting with contributions Porter W P J Jaeger and I Carlson 1999 Part 1 Part 2 Endocrine immune and behavioral effects of aldicarb carbamate atrazine triazine and nitrate fertilizer mixtures at groundwater concentrations Toxicology and Industrial Health 15 1 2 133 150 Cavieres M F J Jaeger W P Porter 2002 Developmental toxicity of a commercial herbicide mixture in mice I Effects on embryo

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    page is for organizations in West Virginia If you wish to have your organization listed here and you live in West Virginia please contact the webmaster pesticidefreezone org Return to

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    This page is for organizations in Wyoming If you wish to have your organization listed here and you live in Wyoming please contact the webmaster pesticidefreezone org Return to National

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    A F E CT S A F E NY S A F E New Canaan Environmental Group Marin Beyond Pesticides Coalition Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo Action Now Healing

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  • Sudden Oak Death
    are three well researched articles on this pending legal action that you can read Screaming Trees From LA CityBEAT magazine by Annette Stark Explains the bazaar law suit filed in Marin County against Ralph Zingaro and Bioscapes Bleeding Trees From the Ventura County Recorder by Annette Stark An updated version of the story from LA CityBEAT Barking Up the Wrong Tree From the Sonoma Valley Voice by Tara Treasurefield Explores the bigger picture of what Sudden Oak Death might be California Oak Mortality Task Force Sudden Oak Task Force web site for explanation of what the academics at U C Berkeley believe is the problem COMTF Archives History of Sudden Oak Death in California California Oak Mortality Task Force Monitoring Committee Links on how to report Sudden Oak Death to the proper authorities University of California Extension University of California Cooperative Extension in Marin County web site dedicated to providing practical information on Sudden Oak Death in California New Treatment for SOD From the San Francisco Chronicle By Peter Fimrite Breakthrough for treatment of oak death Scientists say product helps infected trees fight disease Friday October 3 2003 Shaking the Trees From LA CityBEAT magazine by Annette Stark April 15 2004 issue Annette expands the issue of Sudden Oak Death and wonders is it really Phytophthora ramorium or a condition of the soils In the meantime follow the money California Nursery Growers The California Nursery Growers Association released a statement on April 9 2004 refuting the assertion that Phytophthora ramorium is the cause of SOD Phytophthora ramorium found in New York tree The discovery of Phytophthora ramorium in a living but diseased tree in Oyster Bay NY revealed the underlying causes of this tree decline soil acidification aluminum toxicity calcium deficiency all caused by the cumulative effects of acid rain

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  • West Nile Virus
    disease Precautions to avoid mosquito bites include Minimize time outdoors at dusk and dawn Be sure door and window screens are tight fitting and in good repair Wear shoes socks long pants and long sleeved shirts Clothing material should be tightly woven Use mosquito netting when sleeping outdoors Consider using mosquito repellent when it is necessary to be outdoors and always use them according to label instructions When using DEET the most widely used insect repellent on children use a product containing less than 10 DEET and wash treated skin after returning indoors Measures to reduce mosquitoes around the home include Dispose of water holding containers such as ceramic pots used tires tire swings Drill holes in the bottom of containers such as those used for recycling Clean clogged roof gutters Turn over objects that may trap water when not in use such as wading pools and wheelbarrows Change water in bird baths on a weekly basis Clean and chlorinate swimming pools and when not in use pool covers Use landscaping techniques to eliminate areas where water can collect on your property Overkill Why Pesticide Spraying for West Nile Virus May Cause More Harm Than Good A Report by Toxics Action Center and Maine Environmental Policy Institute P rincipal Authors William C Sugg III Director Maine Environmental Policy Institute K im DeFeo Connecticut Field Director Toxics Action Center Trapped Story by JOEL LANG from Northeast Published September 3 2000 How the lobster industry was devastated due to the spraying for mosquitoes in Long Island Sound unintended consequences from the use of pesticides Top 10 Lies About West Nile Virus and Anvil Write by Robert Lederman President of A R T I S T 718 743 3722 Presents a unique perspective for the push to spray toxic chemicals across the east

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  • October 20
    uses the L A County Sanitation Districts estimated the average cost to clean up lindane contamination at 250 000 per ounce or 4 000 for the lindane rinsed from a single head lice treatment Based on the federal benchmark of allowable lindane contamination 19 parts per trillion a single use of lindane shampoo contaminates six million gallons of water and the total lindane rinsed into California s water system each year contaminates five trillion gallons In addition to control of lice and scabies with medicated lotions and shampoos common uses of lindane include seed and wood treatment and insecticidal spray for a number of food crops In many countries lindane is also available for home use for control of fleas ticks ants and other insects While lindane use continues in both industrialized and developing regions all uses have been banned in at least 34 countries and at least 28 additional countries have severely restricted its use In early 1999 a confidential EU report recommending the immediate withdrawal of lindane from the market was leaked to European pesticide activists The report produced and circulated to EU members by the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture pointed to the lack of crucial health and environmental data on lindane which was not collected before its approval in the 1940s and is still not available A lack of adequate data on carcinogenicity was cited as a particular concern especially given emerging evidence of rising breast cancer rates in areas of the United Kingdom UK where lindane use is very high In response to this report and to continued pressure from European activists the EU s Standing Committee on Plant Health voted in July of this year to ban most uses of lindane in Europe The ban which will come into effect in 12 18 months covers

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