Ottawa chided over pesticides

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Ottawa chided over pesticides

Canadian Press

The Globe and Mail, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003

Ottawa — The federal government is approving new pesticides without basic information, such as how they act in the environment and whether they harm children.

Hundreds of pesticides have been approved on a temporary basis in recent years despite crucial gaps in information about their effects, Environment Commissioner Johanne Gélinas reported Tuesday.

 

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