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Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

...sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such as nicotine, rotenone and pyrethrins."Botanically derived pesticides are not always safe and some are more hazardous than synthetics," said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/benign-neglect-garden-pest-contr
Outdoors
Stormy Lake treated to kill northern pike

...entire lake with the fish-killing poison rotenone. Alaska Department of Fish and Game...workers in gas masks mixed powdered rotenone with lake water before applying it to...outlet to the Swanson River overnight. Rotenone is a broad-spectrum piscicide, or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-09/stormy-lake-treated-to-kill-northern
News
Reader disagrees with use of chemical

...clarification regarding the use of the toxin rotenone to kill unwanted pike in lakes and streams. 1. Rotenone at undetectable levels is used in laboratories...2. The article states: the chemical rotenone "quickly breaks down ... and naturally...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-28/reader-disagrees-with-use
Letters
Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...others ... if support exists" for a rotenone chemical treatment of Denise Lake, the...presenting their decision to proceed with the rotenone plan by applying for their needed permits...to proceed with using the chemical, rotenone had already been made. Denise Lake is...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042310/let_620866073.shtml
Opinion
Pike-killing toxin a concern for humans

...Stormy Lake.)The use of the toxin, rotenone, was presented as a means of killing the pike in Stormy Lake. In your article, rotenone was cited as being "non-toxic to mammals...and not a threat." To the contrary, rotenone is used to introduce Parkinson's disease...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-06-03/pike-killing-toxin-concer
Letters
Poisoning Denise Lake does not address pike issues

...Game's plan to poison the lake with rotenone. There were statements made however...would like to poison Denise Lake using rotenone under the justification that the lake...link between Parkinson's Disease and rotenone applied topically. A cursory PubMed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052110/let_642533314.shtml
Opinion
Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...fish and how ADFG managers typically eradicated the fish. Swanton said ADFG used, among other methods, a chemical called rotenone - a biological agent that affects the cellular respiration of fish, essentially causing them to stop breathing -to control...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-29/senate-resources-hears-final-day-of-
News
Stormy Lake fishing regulations change, Dolly Varden and Arctic char off limits

...was released Tuesday changing regulations on the lake after a rotenone treatment eradicated its infestation of northern pike which...justify liberal fishing methods. As a result of the successful rotenone treatment, Stormy Lake was restocked with Arctic char and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-21/stormy-lake-fishing-regulations-
Fishing
Washington chinook too young to be mammoth

...at least for another year.Washington Fish and Wildlife officials said Wednesday that they have canceled plans for a fall rotenone treatment that would rid the lake of bass and sunfish to eliminate competition for a renewed trout fishery.John Whalen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-17/washington-chinook-too-young-to-
Outdoors
Funds granted for 2 Peninsula-based conservation projects

...successfully, he said. Fish and Game will use Rotenone in the waters, a widely-use and commercially...Environmental Protection Agency registers Rotenone as a restricted-use pesticide for fish management. Rotenone was chosen after Fish and Game held public...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-06/funds-granted-for-2-peninsula-based-
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