Environmental Law Alert Blog: Two reports on pesticide risks

Thursday, May 31, 2012 When a politician says that his report is about the science, and not about the politics, it’s probably wise to take that claim with a grain of salt.  That’s made crystal clear by two studies released in the last month about the risks of pesticides – one written by politicians, and ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Pesticide Incidents confirm that domestic pesticides pose risks

Friday, May 11, 2012 As the BC Legislature’s Special Committee on Cosmetic Pesticides grapples with the question of whether to ban the use of cosmetic pesticides, a recent report by Health Canada seems to confirm that humans, pets and the environment have something to fear from such pesticides.  The Pesticide Incident Reporting Program – Third ...