US review shows pesticides harm threa...

US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales

Friday Jan 12 Read more: YourErie

Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of endangered and threatened species, including Pacific salmon, Atlantic sturgeon and Puget Sound orcas. The National Marine Fisheries Service issued its new biological opinion on three organophosphate pesticides - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - after a yearslong court fight by environmental groups.

Start the conversation, or Read more at YourErie.

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Life Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Run MKV Files on Minix Android Box 1 hr lazling 1
News Get into the holiday spirit with activities aro... (Dec '09) 2 hr Knowledgeable 36
News John Dahlia - Heartwarming holiday experience a... 6 hr ddd 5
News Calendar, Oct. 1 - 7 (Oct '09) 7 hr FART FOOD 2
News Trump appointee resigns after racist, sexist an... 8 hr Frankie Rizzo 62
News Trans woman charged with assaulting firefighter 11 hr Kernal 5
News Frozen pizza almost as good as real thing (Dec '10) 15 hr bst 23
More from around the web