Wild salmon with pesticides
or farmed salmon?
By Mark Schindler
May 03, 2006
Granting the Permit will give consumers two choices - wild salmon
with pesticides or farmed salmon. The wild salmon are no longer
organic. The EPA has a 600 foot mandatory buffer zone in CA,
OR, and WA for aerial pesticide spraying. Alaska has 35 feet.
I now prefer Alaskan salmon for eating. If spraying is not adequately
limited I will look elsewhere.
The web site for the permit appears below and adds 50 feet of
buffer to the basic Alaska requirement of 35 feet in most cases.
Below are other sites with the requirements for other states
and the legal reaction.
Los Angeles, CA - USA
About: Mark Schindler is 83
years old. He is interested in health and the environment. He
partly retired in 1994. Mark Schindler graduated from Reed College
in 1945 with a BA in Mathematics, followed by a MA in Physics
from USC in 1952. For 40 years, he has been designing power supplies
from the watt range up to 50 KW. While working at ITT, Christie
Electric, and Skurka Engineering, he earned the title "rocket
scientist" by working on space programs from Ranger to the
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