Intro. 873

Exciting news: EPA to hold public meeting on bed bugs April 14th

February 23, 2009

Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed bugs broke the news today that the EPA is holding a meeting on bed bugs on April 14th. Renee writes: We have just received information, from our one and only contact at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), that EPA is set to hold a public meeting on […]

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Amazing news: New York City Council to hold hearings on three bed bug bills, 2/24/09 at 1 pm

February 6, 2009

This is great. As New York vs. Bed Bugs reports today, the New York City Council is going to hold hearings on three bed bug bills on February 24th at 1 pm at City Hall. It’s a joint hearing by the Consumer Affairs, Health, and Sanitation committees on bills Intro. No. 57, Intro. no. 872, […]

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New New York Times Editorial on bed bugs: underinformed

January 14, 2009

There’s a new New York Times Editorial on bed bugs today, and of course, we are always glad to see bed bugs mentioned in the media, especially in articles calling for New York City officials to do more about the problem. The editorial carries no byline, and calls for a bed bug task force. It […]

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Bed bug Intro. 873 on WNYC today

January 4, 2009

Click here to listen to this brief news item on New York City Council’s Intro. 873 from WNYC news, New York. The tone of the item is dominated by the Health Department’s reminder that bed bugs are only “a stressful and unpleasant nuisance,” and that the health department already has a page on its website […]

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New York City has a new bed bug bill!

December 8, 2008

Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs uncovered a surprise on the New York City Council website: a new bed bug bill, Int. no. 873, calls for the Department of Health to get involved in the bed bug fight in New York City, by training PCOs in proper bed bug treatment, providing a list of […]

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