Tag: regulations

Georgia Gas Distributors to show Isuzu fleet vehicle at GIE+EXPO

The Campbell-Parnell CARB/EPA Certified Isuzu NPR-HD “Dual-Fuel” vehicle will be on display at the PERC booth October 21-23 at the GIE+Expo.
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Montgomery County Approves Restrictions on Use of Lawn Pesticides

The Montgomery County Council passed legislation to restrict the use of pesticides on both county-owned and private property by a 6-3 vote. As a result...

Water-Smart Landscape Created at Texas School

New multi-use landscape area teaches students about native plants and efficient irrigation.
NALP, National Association of Landscape Professionals

Action Needed for DOL Overtime Rule

From the National Association of Landscape Professionals: We need your help in asking senators and representatives to urge the Department of Labor (DOL) to withdraw...
Time to Californize Your Company?

Time to Californize Your Company?

Whether your market suffers droughts or not, trends shaping the huge California industry will be shaping yours as well.
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U.S. Court Rules EPA was Wrong to Approve Dow Pesticide Harmful to Bees

A U.S. appeals court ruled that federal regulators erred in allowing a Dow AgroSciences insecticide onto the market. The ruling by the U.S. Court of...

California may slap cancer warning on Roundup

Ingredient glyphosate is possible carcinogen, agency says; Scotts Miracle-Gro markets Roundup
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North Dakota Judge Limits Water Rule Injunction to 13 States

On September 4, a federal judge in North Dakota clarified his August 27 decision blocking the implementation of the EPA and the U.S. Army...
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Federal judge blocks new Clean Water rule

On August 27, a federal judge in North Dakota blocked the implementation of the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Water of...
Do Your Part to Clear the Air

Do Your Part to Clear the Air

Just when you thought unreasonable leaf blower regulations had quieted, the noise erupts again.

Blower Technology Keeps Advancing

For landscapers looking to replace or upgrade their leaf blowers for the first time in several years, the first thing they'll notice is that...

The NHLA Goes to Washington

MIAMI, Fla. — The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), will join the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), in honoring American veterans during the...

7 Irrigation Scheduling Tips For Contractors

Jeff Stoddart, water conservation manager for Rain Bird Corporation, offers these simple tips that contractors can use to help educate themselves and their customers...

EPA Proposes to Cancel Some Uses of Insecticide propoxur

The agency found unacceptable risks to human health when sprayed indoors.

DOL Releases Proposal to Expand Overtime Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 30, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million...

Ag Group Says 2,4-D Report Needlessly Alarms Public

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) said that the recent labeling of 2,4-D as a possible carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer...

Beekeepers Group Opposes EPA’s Bee Protection Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A beekeepers group is opposing EPA's recent proposal to protect bees from acutely toxic pesticides, arguing the plan applies largely in...

A Trillion Gallons of Water Saved with the help of WaterSense

More than 3,000 water utilities, organizations, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, builders, and irrigation professionals certified through WaterSense labeled programs have helped the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Illinois Beekeeper Responds To Claims That Neonics Responsible For Bee Colony Collapse

ST. LOUIS, Mo. —William Klopfenstein, a long-time beekeeper in Edwardsville, Illinois, made his opinion known to readers of the St. Louis Dispatch newspaper on...

Mosquitoes and Weeds Win with New Clean Water Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) cannot support the Clean Water Rule published today because it will negatively impact public...
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USDA’s Most Recent Plans For Eliminating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Currently, 278.3 square miles are under federal quarantine for Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina. Here's what to look for.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

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John Deere P-Tier

John Deere Debuts Five New P-Tier Models & Three New Attachments

John Deere introduces the 330 and 334 P-Tier Skid Steer Loaders, the 331, 333 and 335 P-Tier Compact Track Loaders to market.
Aspire Brava

Aspire Pavers by Brava Debuts Four New Paver Products

Aspire Pavers by Brava has introduced the Bullnose with Legs, Bullnose Corner, Transition with Legs, and Transition Corner new paver products.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
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Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.