Pesticide Awareness

2,4-D DICHLOROPHENOXYACETIC ACID

2004-01-09
A Sierra Club of Canada Fact Sheet
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Breast Cancer & Pesticides

2004-01-09
A Sierra Club of Canada Fact Sheet
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The Truth About Pesticides

2004-01-09
A Sierra Club of Canada Fact Sheet
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Sierra Club of Canada warns city of Hamilton of dangers of Malathion

2003-07-07

Hamiltonians will soon have to contest with pesticides in the air, in the water and in their bodies warned the Sierra Club of Canada today. Failing to learn from other cities’ mistakes, the City of Hamilton’s councillors have recently voted in favour of fogging the city with malathion to kill the adult mosquito.

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High levels of arsenic, chromium found in CCA-treated wood deck

2003-07-18

Ottawa - The Sierra Club of Canada today released a report on an investigation of a complaint by an Ottawa woman that she and her child had been exposed to arsenic and chromium from a CCA (Chromated Copper Arsenate) wood in their newly constructed deck.

Samples of the wood, pooled water on the deck, and sap that had oozed from the deck showed high levels of arsenic and chromium.

Wood tested by Environment Canada, a piece of jack pine, came from a pile of scrap und

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