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Archive for August, 2017

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  • Aug2017

The Dark Side of the Perfectly Manicured American Lawn:

The Dark Side of the Perfectly Manicured American Lawn:

Is It Giving You Cancer? Recently published in Readers Digest, by MCKAY JENKINS from the book CONTAMINATION “In the 1940s, botanist E. J. Kraus of the University of Chicago fed five and a half grams of pure 2,4-D to a cow every day for three months. The cow was fine, according to Kraus, as was her calf. Kraus said […]

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  • 17
  • Aug2017

Leaf Blowers: A Landscaper’s Testimony

Leaf Blowers: A Landscaper’s Testimony

Many landscape company owners are deeply concerned about the impact of gas-powered landscape maintenance activities on health and well-being of their workers and the public. In his letter to town council officials, Steve Antos, owner of Setauket Landscape Design speaks about the excessive use of gas leaf blowers and suggests the use of electric and […]

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