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JULY 31st is the deadline for public comments on Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) policy regarding pesticide use near schools.  We are half-way to our local goal of 100 letters.

If you haven't already, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR LETTER ASAP, calling (at least) for one-mile pesticide-free buffer zones around schools (This is the local priority of the Safe Strawberry Monterey Bay Working Group).

Email brian.leahy@cdpr.ca.govgeorge.farnsworth@cdpr.ca.gov (and please blind copy me - mark@pesticidereform.org - on your letters, too!): Sample email-..

Dear Director Leahy and Chief of Enforcement Farnsworth:

Protect California schoolchildren from the health threats of hazardous pesticides.  I urge you to implement a 1-mile pesticide-free buffer zone around all schools.




To copy Monterey and Santa Cruz County Ag Commissioners, add in "cc" Commissioner@co.monterey.ca.usAgc014@co.santa-cruz.ca.us

For snail mail, please use the following address:

Brian Leahy, Director

George Farnsworth, Chief of Enforcement

Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)

P.O. Box 4015

Sacramento, CA 95812-4015

Nancy Abbey2017-04-06T20:39:08Z
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