Category Archives: pesticide use

Pesticides pose major risk to invertebrate species

According to a new study published in the in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pesticide use is reducing the diversity of aquatic insects and other invertebrates at a rapid rate. The researchers focused on examining the loss of biodiversity in Europe and Australia. READ MORE
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Sen. Hagan, FIFRA and aquatic pesticide application

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan called Tuesday for a “commonsense” end to the “double regulation” of pesticides sprayed on or around water. READ MORE
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Pesticide survey coming to Puget Sound residents

The survey was prompted by a 2011 study conducted by the Department of Ecology (DOE), which identified urban use of agricultural products as a potentially significant source of copper to freshwater and marine areas in the Puget Sound basin. READ MORE
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