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Main Title Use of Pesticides in Suburban Homes and Gardens and Their Impact on the Aquatic Environment.
Author Rumke, R. V. ; Matte, R. M. ; Clemen, D. P. ; Erickso, F. K. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Programs.
Year Published 1972
Report Number EPA-68-01-0119;
Stock Number PB-213 960
Additional Subjects ( Pesticides ; Water pollution) ; Houses ; Consumption ; Ecology ; Soil chemistry ; Hydrology ; Containers ; Waste disposal ; Reviews ; Insecticides ; Residues ; Aquatic biology ; Food chains ; Fishes ; Legislation ; National government ; State government ; Government policies ; Regulations ; Toxicology ; Texas ; Pennsylvania ; Michigan ; Path of pollutants ; Pesticide residues ; Synergism ; Philadelphia(Pennsylvania) ; Dallas(Texas) ; Lansing(Michigan)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-213 960 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 501p
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.