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15 results found for: "Environment (1971-1992, 1999-2011)"

Tags: pesticides

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June 1, 2018

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In Canada, any pesticide must be approved for use by the federal government. Pesticides are classified for use as restricted, commercial or domestic. To determine if a pesticide is registered for use in Canada, look for the pest control products act registration number on the label. If there is...


Views: 25
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April 1, 2011

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Alberta Environment undertook the collection, consolidation and analysis of pesticide sales data from pesticide vendors in Alberta in 2008. The objective was to document the volume and types of pesticides sold in Alberta, and to prepare a general overview of the sales data in relation to sectors...

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Views: 6
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April 1, 2009

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Presents information about invertebrates and their role in the natural world.


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April 1, 2008

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This report describes the development and application of an index to assess potential toxicity risk to aquatic life of co-occurring pesticides in surface waters. The index utilizes ambient pesticide concentrations measured as part of Alberta Environment monitoring and published acute toxicity...


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March 1, 2008

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Treated seed should be planted within the same year of treatment to ensure optimal germination. Excess seed can be double-planted around field edges. Treated seed can also be planted on land designated for pasture or silage. It should be thoroughly incorporated at the time of seeding using a...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2008

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There are approximately 100 permanent pesticide container collection sites located throughout the province to collect empty and rinsed non-returnable plastic and metal pesticide containers. The sites are not to be used for the disposal of pesticide concentrate or other refuse. Empty bags that...


Views: 14
Last Modified

March 1, 2008

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Guidelines prepared by the seed protectant industry, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Alberta Environment offer clear and practical waste management options for commercial seed treatment plants.


Views: 25
Last Modified

November 1, 2007

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Most federally-classed restricted or commercial pesticides in Alberta are classified in Alberta as Schedule 1 or 2. Some commercial and restricted class pesticides such as insect repellents, insecticides for use directly on livestock and rodent bait are classified as Schedule 4 and do not require...


Views: 11
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January 1, 2007

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In 2003, a total of 9 264 487.7 kg of pesticide active ingredient (ai) was sold in, or shipped into, Alberta. Pesticides sold into the Agriculture sector accounted for 96.2% of all pesticides sold, with the Commercial/Industrial sector accounting for 3.1% of sales, and the Domestic sector...


Views: 91
Last Modified

November 1, 2005

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Alberta Environment (AENV) has measured pesticides in surface waters since the mid-1980’s and reports on pesticide concentrations in surface waters as part of its evaluation and reporting responsibilities. In 1995 the approach to pesticide monitoring was updated to link ambient monitoring to...