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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft human health risk assessment for tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP). TCVP is an organophosphate insecticide used in pet flea and tick collars, powders and sprays as well as an insect control treatment to livestock and their premises, in kennels, and outdoors as a perimeter treatment. 216 more words
If you’re thinking about buying an ultra high-definition television, you might not have considered that they use more electricity than their high-definition predecessors.
In fact, the latest UHD televisions use an average of 30 percent more energy than earlier high-definition TVs. 678 more words
Friday the EPA banned a ommon pesticide used on citrus fruits, almonds and other crops. The proposal would prohibit use of chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide that is sprayed on a variety of crops including oranges, apples, cherries, grapes, broccoli and asparagus. 355 more words