Assuring the Safety of Chemicals

Assuring the Safety of Chemicals

Pet Meds-please share your knowledge

I tried Sentry natural Defense (flea and tick for dogs over 40 lbs.) It's natural, I actually like the smell and it may do a good job. I never found out. The first try, my shepherd/lab mix's fur started coming out in clumps on her back (2 days later). I reported it and they told me to bathe her w/ dish soap, use Vit E and ice packs for inflammation. I tried it because I did extensive research through vets, naturopathic ...more »

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Air quality related to car emissions.

Ask that local police check for valid emission test receipts from drivers they stop, and from drivers whose vehicles are visibly emitting noxious and profuse smoke. This includes school buses which I see many driving down highways and streets with noxious, blue smoke escaping from their tailpipes. I know that Illinois will not allow drivers to renew their state vehicle tags without an emissions pass (every two years), ...more »

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If we have to drill for oil...use organic means to clean spills.

In the Bakken Oil Fields, Oil companies are setting the stage by using nature to clean nature instead of using synthetic chemicals to clean up an organic matter (oil). When we look to nature for solutions to things that happen when we interrupt nature, we find the best case scenarios. The oil companies in the Bakken Oil fields should be commended for using innovative and sustainable means such as biotic soil amendments ...more »

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Spray Foam Dangers

The public needs to be made aware of the dangers of Spray Foam Insulation. My family is in a situation in which bad spray foam was applied in our home. After air quality testing and foam sample testing we are stunned at the number of harmful chemicals found in this product. We have ongoing health issues and have vacated our home until this can be properly removed. We are not alone, a simple search on the web of bad spray ...more »

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Protect bees from the pesticide Clothianidin

There is evidence that use of Clothianidin is a major factor in Colony Collapse Disorder. Take this opportunity to ban the pesticide and save our bees.

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Learn about Foggers Safety

Know someone with bug problems? EPA created a series of cartoons to teach people about using Foggers Safely. They are available in English and Spanish. My kids love the bed bugs at the end of this one:

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