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Podcast: Rob LaMoine on His 'Biggest Mistake'

By Brad Harbison

LaMoine, president of RIA Solutions, Buford, Ga., talks about his biggest mistake, which was waiting too long to switch his company's service model to exterior only. More

Bill to Amend FIFRA, CWA Fails to Pass House

By Brad Harbison

the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 (H.R. 935), a bill that would amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act regarding the use of pesticides near bodies of water, failed in the U.S. House of Representatives Monday. More

What Role Does Private Equity Play in M&As?

Michael O’Connell and Christopher Ball of Brocket Tamny, two veterans of the financial markets with extensive banking experience, will share their knowledge on this topic at the upcoming PCT Mergers and Acquisitions Virtual Event, scheduled for Aug. 27. More

Bed Bugs Turn Up in Senate Office Building

The pests were found on the sixth floor of the Dirksen building last week, causing officials to take emergency measures such as closing off a restroom for a couple of days with yellow police tape, the Daily Caller reports. More

'NPMA Gives Award' Presented to Spencer Pest Services

The award was created to provide association members with a way to recognize their contributions to their communities. More

 

'Super Ants' Discovered in London

An invasion of super ants that are attracted to electricity is feared to be spreading across the south of the country after a large nest was discovered in a house in London, metro.co.uk reports. More

Mayor Dies After Wasp Attack

The mayor of a Quebec, Canada community died of anaphylactic shock after after being attacked by wasps while on vacation. More

Four Plague Cases Plague Found in Colorado

All four people were infected with the disease from the same source, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said in a statement. More

Bayer Annouces 2014 Summer Savings Program

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announced its 2014 Summer Savings Program, offering pest management professionals instant savings on multiple Bayer solutions. More

NEPMA Announces Scholarship Fundraising Golf Outing

The New England Pest Management Association’s annual golf tournament, which raises funds for its scholarship award, is scheduled for Sept. 10, at the Juniper Hill Golf Course, in Northboro, Mass. More

RFP: Presolicitation Notice for Pest Control Service Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Health Care System is pre-soliciting a contractor that will develop and implement an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan for the VAMC Connecticut West Haven and the Newington Campuses. More

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