PARENTS WORKING TOWARDS KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE FROM PESTICIDE DRIFT Bill Couzens lauded for promoting safety of schoolchildren©Times Community Newspapers 2006 Two years ago, some concerned Virginians contacted Gov. Mark Warner’s administration regarding the dangers … Read More

Vineyard activities should be regulated By Jack Holz, Delaplane ©Times Community Newspapers 2006 In response to W.U. Couzens article regarding wine growers (“Wine growers focused on productivity, the Democrat, Feb. 8, 2006), I find … Read More

PESTICIDE DRIFT; DANGEROUS FOR VIRGINIA SCHOOLS William (Bill) U. CouzensThe trend for new Virginia pesticide application sites locating themselves next to schools is not only a concern relative to the possibility for agricultural accidents … Read More

A Perspective on DDTBy Patricia M. DeMarco, Ph.D.Executive DirectorRachel Carson Homestead Association News in the last month has included a report of the World Health Organization approving the use of DDT in limited situations … Read More

Healthy Virginia The Governor approved amendments to 2 VAC 20-40, regulations relating to the Licensing of Pesticide Businesses. These regulations were published in the September 4, 2006 edition of the Virginia Register for an … Read More

Best Practices for Schools By Bill Couzens Recently I was asked what a good policy would be for schools when schools embark on working with “applications” where the environment and human health may be … Read More

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