2010 Massachusetts Bay Transporaton Authoirty Rapid Transit Lines Yearly Operational Plan
In 1994, several Newton residents organized the Committee for Alternatives to Pesticides (GreenCAP) after Dr. Rita Arditti's presentation about cancer as an environmental disease and state statistics named Newton as one of the towns with the highest rate of cancer. Our goal was to educate the community and the city about alternatives to toxic chemicals for weed and insect control.
Another proposed herbicide is Oust Extra. Health hazards of Oust Extra, Fact Sheet, Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides: http://www.pesticide.org/get-the-facts/pesticide-factsheets/factsheets/sulfometuron See additional information below.
- Brief History-MBTA plans Herbicide Application in Newton-DEJA VU
- Green Decade Letter to Mayor Warren, November 2010