It’s Official: Chlorpyrifos is a Prop 65-Listed Chemical

It’s Official: Chlorpyrifos is a Prop 65-Listed Chemical

For Immediate Release: November 29, 2017 Sacramento, CA - Earlier today, one of California’s leading independent scientific bodies unanimously declared that the insecticide chlorpyrifos is a developmental toxicant, strengthening the case for state officials to...

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New Rule Puts Limits on Pesticide Use Near Schools

New Rule Puts Limits on Pesticide Use Near Schools

First-ever statewide school buffer zone hailed as a step forward but more is needed, advocates caution Sacramento, CA – A new rule announced today designed to reduce acute exposure to hazardous agricultural pesticides for California schoolchildren and staff was...

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DPR blasted for weak mitigations on chlorpyrifos

DPR blasted for weak mitigations on chlorpyrifos

On October 3, 2017, officials at the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) issued recommended Interim Mitigations for chlorpyrifos to the state’s County Agricultural Commissioners. The mitigations are intended to reduce exposure to chlorpyrifos while...

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