By Lauren Couves
How Pesticides Affect Health
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"My Journey as a Student in Understanding and Assessing the Impacts of Pesticides." Environmental Justice RSS. EPA, 15 Nov. 2012. Web. 10 Apr. 2015.
State Issue with Pesticides
"Worker Illness Related to Newly Marketed Pesticides — Douglas County, Washington, 2014." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 23 Jan. 2015. Web. 15 Apr. 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6402a2.htm>.
National Issue With Pesticides
Impact. Washington: American Association of School Administrators and the National Association for Public School Adult Education, 1964.NIOSH Pesticide Poisoning Monitoring Program Protects Farmworkers. Web. 13 Apr. 2015.
Global Issue With Pesticides
Sallam-M; El-Ghawaby-SH. "Problem of Pesticides in Egypt." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1978. Web. 15 Apr. 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nioshtic-2/00184071.html>.
How Pesticides Affect Visual Environment
"Pesticides and Toxics Management." EPA. Environmental Protection Agency, 16 Oct. 2008. Web. 10 Apr. 2015.
Pesticide Pollution Prevention
-OPP The Office of Pesticide Programs prevents harmful pesticides from being in our country's food by regulating the use of pesticides.
-Pesticide Container Disposal Proper rinsing and disposal of pesticide filled containers will help prevent pesticides from contaminating our land and water.
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"News Releases - Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals." 12/10/2014: EPA Takes Action to Protect
Consumers from Harmful Chemicals That Can Cause Reproductive and Developmental Harm. EPA, 10 Dec. 2014. Web. 10 Apr. 2015.
"EPA." About the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). EPA, 6 Apr. 2015. Web. 08 Apr. 2015.
Be an Advocate
-If you buy household products with the Safer Choice label, you are helping the environment because these products are made with safer chemicals.
-Never reuse pesticide containers for anything other than their intended use.
"News Releases - Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals." 03/11/2010: EPA: Keep Pesticides and Household Chemicals out of Children’s Reach. EPA, 11 Mar. 2010. Web. 10 Apr. 2015. <http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/eeffe922a687433c85257359003f5340/8f35df0b0cda7701852576e300600d76!opendocument>.
"EPA." Learn About the Safer Choice Label. EPA, 3 Mar. 2015. Web. 13 Apr. 2015.