Category Archives: NO SPRAY

THE STRUGGLE FOR ECOLOGICAL AGRICULTURE IN CUBA

by RICHARD LEVINS with an into by Mitchel Cohen With the indiscriminate spraying of toxic insecticides on the people of NY and the natural environment, this article — originally written in 1991 and updated in 1995 — becomes even more useful. In it, Richard Levins discusses, among other things, the use of ants and natural […]

STOP NYC’S PESTICIDES SPRAYING, NOW!

Posted originally to http://www.NoSpray.org August 11, 2015 — The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOH) renews its annual pesticide-spraying assault on the people of New York City tonight in Staten Island and Queens. Areas of New Jersey are also being widely sprayed. All mass spraying of pyrethroid and organophosphate pesticides are dangerous […]

ROUNDUP READY? DRINK UP, IT’S GOOD FOR YOU … NOT!

by CATHRYN SWAN reprinted from WashingtonSquareParkBlog.com Environmental advocacy groups, Beyond Pesticides and the No Spray Coalition are calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to “stop the use of the country’s most popular herbicide, glyphosate, in the wake of an international ruling that it causes cancer in […]

DO NOT CONSENT TO GASSING THE NYC SUBWAYS AND BUSES (Updated)

Photo by Cathryn Swan Attorney Joel Kupferman, of the New York Environmental Law & Justice Project, speaking at press conference at NY City Hall against Brookhaven National Laboratory’s gas experiments on NYC subways, July 23, 2013. Joel announces filing of Freedom of Information request, and calls for oversight by the NY City Council and for […]