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  • RadioActive 8/27/09

    Producers/Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco and Amy Browne
    “Harmful if swallowed, absorbed through the skin, or inhaled. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing”….”When handling this product, use chemically resistant gloves”…”Remove contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water, for 15 to 20 minutes” and “Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advise”. “Do not use in or near a greenhouse”. “This product is toxic to fish”. Sounds like something you want to run out and dump in a lake, right? That’s just part of the warning label for a herbicide that Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) plans to dump into Salmon Lake, which flows into Hatchery Brook in North Belgrade, in order to kill Eurasian Milfoil. Today we’re talk with John McPhedran, Invasive Programs Manager at DEP and with Hillary Lister, a Maine IndyMedia reporter who has been working on this issue— she’ll also update us on legislation that would give renewable energy credits to companies burning biomass.

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    Published on August 27, 2009 · Filed under: RadioActive;
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