Robyn Conant
Robyn Conant

I have asthma and am really worried about how the spraying will affect me and thousands of others with respiratory diseases. It also concerns me that this will endanger the wildlife at the Trinity River Audubon Center and the Dallas Arboretum.

Robyn Conant
Robyn Conant
  • Robyn Conant

Thanks. Thankfully, we won't get the aerial spraying. We were surprised to learn that spraying on our street had been
done July 7.

Peggy Campagna
Peggy Campagna

Please share & speak up - who needs more chemicals for our bodies to have to deal with!
Thanks

Lynda Rhodes
Lynda Rhodes
  • Peggy Campagna

Our protests didn't work. They're going ahead with it anyway. I called and emailed the major and reps in my district and let them hear me say NO. But, we'll just have to deal with the aftermath.

Jennifer Dyer
Jennifer Dyer

If you want to eliminate mosquitoes hire day laborers to treat standing water. Killing all insects with spray will NOT stop the problem. Breaking the reproductive cycle will.

Jennifer Young
Jennifer Young

Right on!

Darlene S. Taylor-Thompson

All this spraying will accomplish will be to select out the most resistant mosquitos and allow them to multiply unchecked, kill off the beneficial insects, and leave us with a much more serious problem. I do not believe anyone really listens to the experts who have seen this over and over in the past in other fields (i.e. medicine - super bugs that defy the most powerful antibiotics now).

Carol Hagemeier
Carol Hagemeier

I'm glad I don't live in the suburbs to worry about them spraying for mosquitos. But if I did I would be out there protesting!

Rachel Markel-Hernandez

Signed in Miami, Florida! As a manufacturer of all natural products I know first-hand that you can effectively create an aromatic barrier that will kill on contact and keep bugs away.

Nicole Menaul
Nicole Menaul

I am already suffering from allergies and asthma symptoms related to the ground spraying. The aerial spraying may just land me in the hospital, sadly with no job or insurance. The percentage of the total population affected by West Nile is very small, less than are infected and killed by flu each year. Why are we in such a panic as to perform aerial spraying, a band-aid at best since it does absolutely nothing to the larval mosquito population who will, in no more than 4 days' time,...

I am already suffering from allergies and asthma symptoms related to the ground spraying. The aerial spraying may just land me in the hospital, sadly with no job or insurance. The percentage of the total population affected by West Nile is very small, less than are infected and killed by flu each year. Why are we in such a panic as to perform aerial spraying, a band-aid at best since it does absolutely nothing to the larval mosquito population who will, in no more than 4 days' time, replace those mosquitoes killed by the aerial spraying? Shame on the media for stirring the population into a panic, shame on the elected officials for giving in to pressure rather than put things in perspective. Should we do nothing? No. However, what we should be doing is treating the areas where mosquitoes breed and lay eggs, removing their ability to reproduce in large numbers.

Fineas Fogg
Fineas Fogg

Aerial spraying is a threat to everyone. Please take responsibility for yourself and protect yourself from mosquitoes. I use lemon eucalyptus with lemongrass and citronella oil and it works well. And I have a yard full of plants and many little critters, yes mosquitoes are one of them. I do organic gardening so I wont get pesticides in my grown food, don't spray it on my garden and me from above. Think of people with airway issues like asthma and COPD.

Lynda Yost
Lynda Yost

Dallas is a big place and there will be big volumes of this chemical sprayed. I have seen the effects of this chemical sprayed from a very expensive mosquito equipment installed at a residence. I have witnessed the passing of many bees. I wonder what else will pass for the greater good?

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