Do we heed their warning?
“Cancer rates are rising at a frightening rate”
Pesticide use linked to raising Cancer rates.
“Allergies, Asthma, Headaches, Chronic Fatigue on the rise.”
Pesticide use linked to Allergies, Asthma, Headaches, Chronic Fatigue.
“Onset of Parkinson’s Disease younger and younger.”
Pesticide use linked to Parkinson’s Disease and other Neurological Disorders
The Healthy Environment Group, HEG, has set out to make our community a safe and wholesome place to live, by rising awareness about the dangers of herbicide and pesticide use by Council and the people of the area and by working with Council to improve their weed control practices.
The HEG proposes Community Standards regarding the dealings between neighbours when it comes to pesticide use. These include notification, consideration and protection. Read our Community Standards for Private Properties
Please follow us on Twitter to notify and be informed about current council spraying in the Dayboro, Samford
area. At this stage Council does not provide this information to the community.
Hot off the Press: The city of Toronto, Canada, has banned the use of herbicides and pesticides, including glyphosate, for all cosmetic lawn care, because of newest scientific research on alarming health impacts. http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/environment/en/category/pesticides/index.htm
If you see pesticide spraying in action put it on Twitter and we will retweet you to everyone.