Pollen Season

Pollen Season

Those of us who are bothered by pollen are experiencing earlier and longer periods of allergy problems in recent years in North America. Trees and plants produce more pollen in the air because of the warmer temperatures; the season now begins 20 days earlier than in...

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Clean Air via Electric Trucks

A coalition of partners helped develop the first standards for electric trucks, helping to clean up air pollution near freeways, ports and warehouses.  By 2035 the rule mandates new trucks will have zero emissions in California.  Will other states follow?...

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Flooding Reduction

In the U.S. coastal areas scientific research is showing that human changes to wetlands, flood plans, reefs, stream beds and barrier islands are contributing to flooding in nearby cities and towns. North Carolina passed a law that “engages private companies to...

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Seaweed

Research has shown that seaweed helps reduce nutrient pollution in oceans and rivers which is brought about by excess phosphorous and nitrogen in the water caused by run-off from yards and farms.  Seaweed is being cultivated to produce more oxygen and absorb part of...

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Virginia Environmental Update

Virginia in 2020 was the only southern state with a plan to limit greenhouse gas from power sector emissions, achieving by 2050 a 100 percent clean energy.  We also defeated the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. We are going to ensure clean water and air for all and...

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Tree Loss

In our urban areas we are losing one tree out of every two due to natural disasters, removal for future developments, improper planting and/or arbitrary decorative plans.  The losses are a problem because trees are slowing climate change, providing cooling shade in...

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Pollen Season

Natural Pest Control

Natural pest control for your garden is a challenge.  You need to be mindful of beneficial beetles, moths and wasps so they are not destroyed.  Spraying neem oil works gradually since it causes insects to loose interest in reproducing.  Spraying with insecticidal soap...

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