CARE TIPS FOR REDUCING PESTICIDE USE
U.S. EPA REGION
5 NEWS RELEASE No. 04-OPA050
CONTACT:Kären Thompson, (312) 353-8547
Spring is here!!!
The grass is growing
and plants are emerging. It's the time of year when consumers are bombarded
with advertisements for products to control a variety of annoying weeds
and insect pests. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's pesticide programs
caution homeowners against using pesticides as the first line of defense
without considering other approaches.
Here are some tips
for maintaining a healthy yard while minimizing your
use of pesticides: