Pesticide Use Near Record High in California

Pesticide Use Near Record High in California

Sacramento, CA: Agricultural pesticide use in California remains at a near-record high, according to data quietly released this week by the state agency responsible for tracking pesticide use. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) latest numbers...

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Read on for CPR's response to California Department of Pesticide Regulation regarding the UCLA report that documented widespread failure by county ag commissioners to follow the law before issuing permits for restricted pesticides. No ag commissioner - none - was found to be considering alternatives to chlorpyrifos, as state law demands. #BanChlorpyrifos

www.pesticidereform.org/2019/04/25/cpr-to-department-of-pesticide-regulation-fix-your-broken-perm...
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Read on for CPRs response to California Department of Pesticide Regulation regarding the UCLA report that documented widespread failure by county ag commissioners to follow the law before issuing permits for restricted pesticides. No ag commissioner - none - was found to be considering alternatives to chlorpyrifos, as state law demands. #BanChlorpyrifos 

http://www.pesticidereform.org/2019/04/25/cpr-to-department-of-pesticide-regulation-fix-your-broken-permit-system/
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