||Use of Pesticides in Suburban Homes and Gardens and Their Impact on the Aquatic Environment.
Rumke, R. V.;
Matte, R. M.;
Clemen, D. P.;
Erickso, F. K.;
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Programs.
Path of pollutants;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||The present study is concerned with the use of pesticides in suburban homes and gardens in three different metropolitan areas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Dallas, Texas; and Lansing, Michigan. The report describes the following: Analyzes, describes, and documents quantitatively the use of pesticides in suburban homes and gardens; evaluates and documents quantitatively the direct and indirect impact on the natural environment resulting from pesticide uses, with special emphasis on the movement of pesticides and their possible metabolites and degradation products; pinpoints areas of actual or potential environmental damage; provides a basis for systematic correction of such damage to the natural environment; and describes applicable local and state laws and regulations, and evaluate their effectiveness in preventing environmental damage.
||Prepared in cooperation with Ryckman, Edgerley, Tomlinson and Associates, Inc.
||Paper copy available from GPO $3.50 as stock no. EP2.25:2.
||Looks at uses, movement in the environment, areas of environmental damage, possible corrections of this damage, and applicable laws.
|NTIS Title Notes
||Pesticide study series no. 2.
|PUB Date Free Form
||13B; 6F; 68D; 57P; 57H; 91A