Md. gives final OK to bill to protect bees from pesticides

THIS IS SOMETHING THAT HURTS ALL OF US. MILLER SAYS THIS BILL WILL GET A BETTER LOOK IN THE SENATE NEXT YEAR. MARYLAND COULD BECOME THE FIRST STATE TO TAKE PESTICIDE THAT HARM IS OFF SHELVES. THERE IS THE POLLINATOR PROTECTION ACT. IF APPROVED, IN 2018 CERTIFIED APPLICATORS, FARMERS AND VETERINARIANS WOULD HAVE TO LIMIT […]

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Newsom administration moves to ban chlorpyrifos pesticide, allocates $5.7 million for alternatives

ROOM BECAUSE HE KIND OF TRIED TO MAKE SURE EVERYTHING WAS WITHIN REASONABLE PARAMETERS, I DON’T KNOW WHAT HAPPENS THIS YEAR, IT’S GOING TO BE INTERESTING TO SEE.” IN SACRAMENTO, ASHLEY ZAVALA 17 NEWS. JIM: THE GOVERNOR’S REVISED BUDGET IS EXPECTED TO HAVE AN IMPACT LOCALLY, ESPECIALLY ON OUR AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY. GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCED […]

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Aerial mosquito spraying underway in Rhode Island

PLANNED… (PL) TURNING TO MORE LOCAL COVERAGE: THE EFFORT TO PROTECT AGAINST MOSQUITOES CARRYING TRIPLE-E CONTINUES IN RHODE ISLAND. (DN) THE STATE IS USING FLYOVERS TO DROP PESTICIDE TREATMENTS ON THE MOST CRITICAL AREAS. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER BRANDON TRUITT IS LIVE THIS MORNING WITH WHERE THINGS STAND WHEN IT COMES TO MOSQUITO SPRAYING. STATE OFFICIALS […]

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RI preparing to conduct aerial mosquito spraying at dusk Sunday

NO WORD ON THE EXTENT OF THEIR INJURIES. (KW) LOOKING AHEAD — TO TOMORROW NIGHT — WHEN RHODE ISLAND HEALTH OFFICIALS WILL CONDUCT AERIAL SPRAYING — AS THE RISK FOR CONTRACTING MOSQUITO BORNE VIRUSES CONTINUES THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. THIS — AFTER A MASSACHUSETTS WOMAN DIED FROM TRIPLE E — AND A WEST WARWICK RESIDENT […]

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RI Communities Being Treated for Mosquitoes

DORIAN VICTIMS IN FLORIDA. (DN) ALSO THIS NOONTIME… TARGETING MOSQUITOES… AFTER TESTING SHOWED POTENTIALLY DEADLY MOSQUITO BORNE VIRUSES IN PARTS OF RHODE ISLAND… ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICIALS ARE TAKING TO THE AIR WITH LARVICIDE. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER JULIANNE LIMA IS WORKING THE STORY…. LIVE WITH THE LATEST LOCAL COVERAGE. DANIELLE TREATMENT IS UNDERWAY RIGHT NOW. A HELICOPTER […]

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