Monday, November 17, 2014

Irrational, Anti Chemical Fears Drive Bad Press in "Ecological Crime"/ Aquatic Herbicide Case

Why not follow up our post from a few weeks ago with yet another example of the irrational fears of herbicide use, this time in an aquatic setting.  Around the same time as our blog posting, "The Responsibility of PFPs.....", we saw yet another case of the general public and their intense fear of things that they don't necessarily understand.  Treatment of nuisance aquatic plant species in Buckley Dunton Reservoir in Becket, MA have lead to claims of an "ecological crime" which led to the "sterilization of life" in said Reservoir.  The Berkshire Eagle brought us the breaking news on October 10th...

Friday, November 7, 2014

Regulatory Update: EPA News and Pesticide Update

It's been a while since we've had a regulatory update!  For those who are interested, see below some of the latest from the EPA: