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Battling bed bugs

EPA itching for a fight.

Tags: EPA ,

Wednesday - 04/15/2009, 09:26am EDT

Federal agencies strategize to fight bed bugs

Federal agencies are collaborating to fight bed bug infestations with common-sense practices.

Tags: DoD , Bed Bug Summit , CDC , EPA , HUD , USDA , Susan Jennings , management , HHS , John Buckner

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 06:46pm EST

Dogs, the wet nose detectors for bedbugs?

Entomologists say certified bedbug-sniffing dogs can detect hidden infestations with up to 90 percent accuracy.

Tags: bedbugs , Nathan Hager , Potomac Canines

Friday - 01/21/2011, 07:28am EST

Federal workgroup to meet on bed bug problem

The Federal Bed Bug Workgroup meets in February for its second summit.

Tags: EPA , Federal Bed Bug Workgroup , CDC , USDA , agriculture , DoD , HHS , public health , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 02:25pm EST

Federal workgroup forms to take a bite out of bedbugs

Federal offices face a public health scourge spreading across the nation: bedbugs. Five agencies have joined forces to form the Federal Bed Bug Workgroup, which works to educate on and control the spread of bed bugs. The EPA's director of Office of Pesticide Programs tells us about findings of the first National Bed Bug Summit.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , EPA , CDC , USDA , DoD , HHS , Lois Rossi , bedbugs , Vyomika Jairam

Monday - 11/29/2010, 10:08am EST

Questions raised about bedbug-sniffing dogs

Bottom line: Buyer beware. The dogs may sniff out something other than bedbugs.

Tags: bedbugs , bedbug dogs , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 11/12/2010, 10:29am EST

SSA office infested with bed bugs

According to a post on, the agency is looking for a company to provide it with extermination services, including the use of a Bed Bug Heat Treatment Oven.

Tags: SSA , Contracting , New York

Friday - 08/27/2010, 12:58pm EDT

Tips on not letting the bedbugs bite

If you have any suspicion that bedbugs have moved in, WTOP's Mike McGrath recommends good vacuuming.

Tags: Mike McGrath , Garden Plot

Friday - 08/20/2010, 02:28pm EDT