Wednesday, February 16, 2011

GreenCAPE blog "Protect water supply from herbicides..."

Risk in Herbicide Spraying Too Great (Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, Erin Boles, Cheryl Osimo)
...In a region plagued with exceptionally high breast
cancer rates, residents deserve the safest vegetation
management methods available in order to avoid
chemical products whose impact on the disease is
largely unknown. The Massachusetts Breast Cancer
Coalition supports non-chemical methods of controlling
vegetation along the rights-of-way, limiting resident’s
exposure to toxic chemicals.