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Newfoundland to Ban Lawn & Garden Pesticides

Moments ago the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador announced it would ban all cosmetic applications of pesticides, including those for killing lawn weeds, beginning in 2012. That brings the number of Canadian provinces with similar bans to seven, with British Columbia expected to join the list soon.

Here is a link to a local newspaper that pledged to have additional updates on this news throughout the day:

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An international leader of the green movement, Mr. Tukey is a journalist, author, filmmaker, TV host, activist and award-winning public speaker, who is widely recognized as North America's leading advocate for landscape sustainability and toxic pesticide reduction strategies.

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