Secret Site Map
Friday, October 31, 2014

Home News Cuyahoga County Council Approves Anti-Pesticide Legislation

Cuyahoga County Council Approves Anti-Pesticide Legislation

News Coverage

Cuyahoga County Council has limited the use of pesticides and weedkillers on county property.

| April 16, 2012

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cuyahoga County Council has limited the use of chemical pesticides and weedkillers on county property.

The restrictions - which Council passed Tuesday - will apply to the county's 66 buildings, their lawns and the wide swaths of open space at Whiskey Island and the Cuyahoga County Airport. (Click here to read the entire article).

In response, Gene Harringon, director of government affairs for the National Pest Management Association, sent a letter to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, noting that "Thanks to the Cuyahoga County Council, the management of pests at Cuyahoga County-owned buildings just became a whole lot more difficult, and, sadly, public employees will suffer the consequences."

Click here to read Harrington's response.

Source: Cleveland.com


 

Top news

Three Industry Leaders Recognized at Univar International Reception

Univar Director Latin America Benjamin Gomez recognized three industry leaders at PestWorld’s International Reception, including Norm Cooper, recognized with the Global Ambassador Lifetime Achievement Award.

UPFDA Recognizes Contributions of Tommy Reeves at Board Meeting

Reeves recently completed a two-year term as UPFDA president where he was instrumental in establishing the future direction of the association.

Cope Named Director of Technical and Regulatory Services at Terminix

Dr. Stan Cope (retired Navy), who has been with Terminix since 2012, has been promoted.

P+L Systems Announces Acquisition

Group De Ceuster of Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium announced the sale of its Environmental Care division to P+L Systems (Holding) UK of Knaresborough, UK, for an undisclosed sum.

Backed By Bayer Web Portal Relaunched

New Backed By Bayer is a a comprehensive customer-centric platform with new and expanded resources for pest management professionals.

x