Montgomery County Approves Lawn Pesticides BillThe Montgomery County Council passed a bill Tuesday to limit the use of pesticides on lawns, becoming one of the few jurisdictions in the nation to have such restrictions.
Study: Popular Pesticide Dramatically Harming Wild BeesA common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals.
Bill Seeks to Protect Bees From PesticidesMaryland lawmakers want to better protect bees from certain pesticides.
Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic ChildA recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Report: Pregnant US Women Exposed To Daily Environmental Chemical RisksFrom mercury to pesticides, Americans are exposed daily to environmental chemicals that could harm reproductive health, the nation's largest groups of obstetricians and fertility specialists said Monday.
Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.

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