Tag: EPA

Montgomery County Pesticide Legislation: UPDATE

The Montgomery County Council has set a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 15 and Feb. 12 to discuss Bill 52-14. The proposed bill, introduced by Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal in October 2014, will ban the use of select EPA-approved pesticides on public and private property in the county. The legislation would … Continued

A World Without: What Happens When There Aren’t Pest Control Options?

Pending legislation in New York has demonstrated the importance of an educational platform of Debug the Myths. Confusion and misconceptions about pesticide and fertilizer product use remains common, as is indicated by a bill in the New York senate that would greatly hinder the ability to protect and maintain school grounds, playgrounds and other outdoor … Continued

Is your home a hotel for pests?

Is your home a top vacation spot for rats and mice? Howard University’s CapComm Lab, the Earth Conservation Corps and the EPA use humor to show how conditions in your home can encourage rodents to move in and stay for a while. (Rated “E” for “Ew.”) Video: Infestations Vacations Tips for not making your home … Continued

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