Solutions – Information on Pesticides

The website of the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials provides a directory of pest control officials by state.
http://www.aapco.org/

Information on pesticides and alternatives to their use.
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/

The Environmental Defense Fund Scorecard provides information on pollution-related issues.  It’s search engine gives chemical profiles on specific chemicals as well as pesticide formulations.
http://www.scorecard.org/

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency site gives information on pesticides, pollutants and legislation.  The Office of Pesticide Programs offers an immense amount of information on pesticides.
www.epa.gov
www.epa.gov/pesticides

The Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Poison Programs provides an online version of their handbook “Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisons”.  Information on toxicology, signs and symptoms of poisoning and treatment is given.
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/safety/healthcare/handbook/handbook.htm

Extension Toxicology Network “Extoxnet” offers a search engine and extensive literature on pesticides including pesticide information profiles and toxicology information.
http://extoxnet.orst.edu/

PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America) works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.  The goal is to local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network. This network challenges the global proliferation of pesticides, defends basic rights to health and environmental quality, and works to insure the transition to a just and viable society.
www.panna.org

The National Pesticide Information Center provides information on pesticide products, toxicology and environmental chemistry with MSDS database and more.
http://npic.orst.edu/index.html

The University of Nebraska Pesticide Education Resources page offers general pesticide-oriented literature plus links to numerous other sites.
http://pested.unl.edu/

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