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"P" is for Poison: Update on Pesticide Use in California Schools


by California Public Interest Research Group Charitable Trust, 2000. 32 pages.

"P" is for Poison analyzes pesticide use in the 15 largest school districts in California. The report found that highly toxic pesticides are still being used in California schools. It includes information on children's vulnerability to pesticides, toxicity of pesticide use in schools, integrated pest management (IPM), and current agency action on the issue. The report includes appendices detailing pesticide active ingredients used by each school, resources for further information and a model IPM policy.

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