|EPA will limit pesticides near salmon streams|
Associated Press - 5/18/2010.By Jeff Barnard – Grants Pass, Oregon: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it will impose restrictions on spraying three agricultural pesticides to keep them out of salmon streams after manufacturers refused to adopt the limits voluntarily.
|Snapshot: Raising Mount Vernon|
Kennebec Journal - 5/18/2010.By Andy Molloy – Friends, relatives and neighbors helped the Julie and Dick Hall raise a barn over the weekend on the site at Raydic Farm where one burned in December 2009.
|If Americans plant food gardens, they and the planet will benefit|
Portland Press Herald - 5/18/2010.Op-ed by By Roger Doiron – Scarborough: The Obama family is celebrating the first anniversary of their new kitchen garden, but in my house we're putting two candles on the organic carrot cake and making a wish for our national food gardening future.
|Maine may use herbicide to control hydrilla|
Bangor Daily News - 5/18/2010.AP – Augusta: The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is considering use of herbicides to stop an invasion of the aquatic plant hydrilla in Damariscotta Lake in Jefferson.