RadioActive 2/04/10

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco

Segment 1: On February 8th, the Bangor City Council will vote on an ordinance that would allow Bangor homes in residential zones to keep up to 6 chickens in their yards.   Guest: Thomas Young, farmer and organizer

Segment 2: On February 23rd, the Alliance for a Clean & Healthy Maine will organize and host a “Lobby Day” in Augusta concerning a number of bills the legislature will rule on which will effect environmental and human health in the state.    Two in particular are:  LD1547 “An Act to Revise Notification Requirements for Pesticide Applications Using Aircraft & Air Carrier Equipment”, and LD1631 “An Act to Provide Leadership Regarding Recycling of Consumer Products”   Guest:  Taryn Hall Weaver, Toxics Action Center   FMI: or 207-871-1810