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A Great EMail Worth Reading

I receive oceans of these sorts of emails each week to my personal account. Either folks don't know about the blog, or they're too shy. I just have to share this one, though: Hi Paul I have told so many people about you and your book. I wanted to let you know my story. I am a girl and have no idea how to take care of a lawn. Never even cut my own grass. I had a new lawn put in. I let the lawn go because the ...

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A Chemical Reaction to Take on DC in March

We don't have any details yet, but we did receive some exciting news again this week regarding A Chemical Reaction. The film has been accepted as a part of the prestigious DC Environmental Film Festival in March. We'll keep you posted as exact dates and venues become available. ...

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SafeLawns Movement Joins British Columbia Campaign

As a part of the Canadian Cancer Society's push for a province-wide ban on cosmetic pesticides such as weed 'n feed, SafeLawns.org will be traveling to the province in early January to talk about organic lawn care and to screen the movie, A Chemical Reaction. Plans are in the works for Jan. 20 in Vancouver and Jan. 21 in Victoria at locations to be announced soon. Please save the dates and make plans to att ...

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Obama Nominates Controversial Agriculture Diplomat

This release is a bit outside of our normal scope of coverage, but it's an important issue to understand. Please make your voice heard: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 200 CONTACT: Sustainable Agriculture Advocates Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Pesticide Action Network (415) 981-6205 ext 325 mie@panna.org Katherine Ozer, National Family Farm Coalition (202) 543-5675 kozer@nffc.net Alexis Baden-Mayer, Organic Cons ...

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32nd New Jersey Town Restricts Pesticides

I hope the rest of the nation is taking note. As chronicled by our friends at Beyond Pesticides, another New Jersey town is taking the proactive step of banning lawn and garden pesticides around schools and daycare centers: www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=2570. No matter where else you live in the country, please take this information to your municipal leaders and get them to pay attention! ...

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New Lawn Seed Mixes Show Promise

This article by the local Houston, Texas, newspaper, cites some interesting lawn statistics and potential solutions: http://www.allvoices.com/s/event-4487369/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmNocm9uLmNvbS9+ci9ob3VzdG9uY2hyb25pY2xlL3RvcGhlYWRsaW5lcy9+My9uZm9SVV9PVEliQS82Njg1ODI5Lmh0bWw= ...

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Three Florida Screenings

[caption id="attachment_511" align="alignnone" width="720" caption="In a scene from A Chemical Reaction, Paul Tukey interviews Dr. June Irwin, the woman who launched the anti-lawn pesticide movement in North America."][/caption]We are thrilled to announce three Florida screenings for our film A Chemical Reaction that will keep us hopping around the state for almost a full week of early November. ORLANDO — W ...

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Good Company

Thanks to Creative Loafing for this neat little plug. It puts our movie in good company: http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/2009/10/07/new-eco-documentary-a-chemical-reaction-the-story-of-a-true-green-revolution/ ...

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