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GO GREEN MONTHLY NEWSLETTER!
EPA News You Can Use
http://www.epa.gov/gogreen


ENVIRO-TIP OF THE MONTH
Allow grass clippings to stay on the lawn instead of bagging them. The cut grass will decompose in a few days and return to the soil, helping your lawn stay helathy. Get more backyard composting ideas at
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/wycd/catbook/tip10.htm


WHAT YOU CAN DO, WHAT YOU CAN USE
Vacation time! Learn about ways to protect yourself and your family during vacation or staycation.
-Going to the beach? States and local governments decide whether to open or close a beach. http://water.epa.gov/type/oceb/beaches/whereyoulive_state.cfm
-Going fishing? Check if there are any fish consumption advisories where you'll be fishing. http://fishadvisoryonline.epa.gov/General.aspx

DON'T GET BUGGED!
-Use insect repellents correctly. Always READ THE LABEL and follow the directions to help keep yourself, your family, and your pets safe.
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/insect/safe.htm
-Stop mosquitos before they get started. Remove habitats where bugs breed.
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/insect/preventive_actions.htm