By Carrie L. James
April 17, 2006
I cannot stress enough the seriousness if Klukwan, Inc. is granted the permit for the aerial pesticide spraying of Long Island located in S.E. Alaska. If this permit actually goes through after the Adjudicatory Hearing and Motion for Stay by the 46 different "Requestors" this would set a horrible precedence that could threaten your backyard. The chemicals to be sprayed do have harmful effects as I listed in my previous viewpoints regarding this issue, and simply there is not enough information and long term testing on the effects of spraying pesticides on forestry management projects where people gather food.
Please read the proclamation that Governor Murkowski has signed and passed April 6, 2006. May is "Toxic Injury Awareness and Education Month". Please write letters to the editor in your community and send in viewpoints to websites such as Sitnews.
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