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Topic: Pesticides

GardenGreen coalition aims to reduce, eliminate use of dangerous lawn pesticides

Michigan Environmental Report
A new initiative by MEC member group LocalMotionGreen aims to reduce the use of toxic pesticides on lawns and gardens in Grosse Pointe and all of Southeast Michigan.
View ArticleDec 15, 2010  •  Fall 2010 - Michigan Environmental Report

Protecting your family from pesticides

Research Reports
Pesticides are chemicals used to kill plants, insects, rodents, and other pests. Pesticide exposure in children is linked to increases in cancer, hyperactivity, developmental delays, behavior problems including ADHD, and physical limitations. Learn simple steps to protect your family from exposure to pesticides.
Download ReportAug 17, 2009
RELATED TOPICS: Pesticides, Environmental Toxins

Bell ringers! Environmental successes won in recent weeks

Michigan Environmental Report
In each issue of the Michigan Environmental Report, we celebrate accomplishments by MEC and member groups.
View ArticleMay 29, 2008  •  Spring 2008 - Michigan Environmental Report

Real or fake?

Michigan Environmental Report
Paper or plastic? Cans or bottles? And as the holiday season approaches, add this dilemma: Real or fake? Every year, millions of consumers face the same choice—a real Christmas tree or an artificial one?
View ArticleOct 22, 2007  •  Fall 2007 - Michigan Environmental Report

Editorial: Pesticide rules do little to protect children and pregnant women from dangerous lawn care chemicals

Michigan Environmental Report
More than two years after the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) opened up the rulemaking process for pesticide use in Michigan, the verdict is in, and it’s not pretty.
View ArticleOct 22, 2007  •  Fall 2007 - Michigan Environmental Report
RELATED TOPICS: Pesticides, Agriculture, Legislation
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