Though we were disappointed that the Pollinator Protection Act (Senate Bill 163/House Bill 605) did not pass this legislative session, we are pleased to report that we’ve built a lot of momentum to restrict neonicotinoid (“neonics”) pesticides in 2016. Pressure brought by industry and big Ag, out to protect their financial stakes, prevailed in […]
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What do Maryland’s kids, our declining honeybees and fish have in common – and especially during this Maryland 2014 legislative session? Pesticides! High rates of childhood cancer, autism, ADHD and asthma in Maryland and elsewhere have been linked to pesticide exposures. Pesticides are also implicated in intersex fish found in Maryland’s waterways; the “canaries […]
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Steps to Protect Your Family from the Virus and Pesticide Being Sprayed We concur with the concern regarding West Nile virus in Maryland and the serious symptoms it can and has caused for some Maryland residents. We encourage residents to get rid of standing water on your property and to wear protective clothing ( long […]
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