May Be Carbon "Sink" (June 3/03,
PDF 41K) The turfgrass found on golf courses,
lawns and public parks may have a benefit hidden
under the surface. Soil scientists from the Agricultural
Research Service and Colorado State University
(CSU) have found that turfgrass may serve as a
"sink" for storing carbon dioxide in the soil.
& Public Health (March 20/03, PDF 460K)
the Action Plan for Urban Use of Pesticides, the
re-evaluation of lawn and turf uses of pesticides,
restrictions on chlorpyrifos and several new registrations.