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State House OKs restrictions on insecticide use near coast

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By
(cjzurcher -- ct environmental headlines)

A bill that would restrict the use of insecticides to control mosquitoes that might carry the West Nile virus passed in the House by a vote of 140-1 last week. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from The Day.



Bill would restrict insecticide use

May 9th, 2012 | By

The Connecticut House of Representatives has passed a bill that would restrict the use of methoprene, an insecticide thought to be behind the decline of the lobster population in Long Island Sound. State Representatives passed a modified version of the measure 130-to-16 Monday at the state Capitol. It now awaits action in the Senate. via

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