California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation

Pesticide Problem? There’s an app for that!

Pesticide Problem? There’s an app for that From the California Department of Pesticide Regulations site: The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has developed a free mobile app designed to help people report pesticide incidents and concerns quickly. The app is compatible with smart phones and tablets. The app, called CASPIR (California’s System for Pesticide […]

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Your rights if exposed to pesticides: California Dept. of Pesticide Regulations

Citizen or farm worker, you have rights…… 6614. Protection of Persons, Animals, and Property. (a) An applicator prior to and while applying a pesticide shall evaluate the equipment to be used, meteorological conditions, the property to be treated, and surrounding properties to determine the likelihood of harm or damage. (b) Notwithstanding that substantial drift would

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Help make schools safe in California, an opportunity to support our most vulnerable and our future

URGENT SIGN ONs (WED, 3/27 DEADLINE) -> 1) Ban Brain-harming Chlorpyrifos & 2) Support Organic Food in CA Schools! Please join Californians for Pesticide Reform    Sign on in support of two  hugely important    pesticide-related bills  in the California legislature:   Deadline: 5pm, Wed, March 27 The first is SB 458 (Durazo) that would ban the use of

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California state and county officials falling short in evaluating use of agricultural pesticides

“State law requires that when farmers apply for pesticide use permits, county agricultural commissioners must deny the use of a restricted pesticide when feasible safer alternative pesticides — as well as measures like using tarps or creating pesticide “buffer zones” that could mitigate the chemicals’ impact — are available. But a new study by UCLA and

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Sustainable Sonoma

Environmental Justice and Pesticide Workshop Nov. 5 & 6, 2018, Riverside County

Great resource for California communities: Environmental Justice and Pesticide Workshop Nov. 5 & 6, 2018, Riverside County California Department of Pesticide Regulations presents: Environmental Justice Workshops November 5 & 6, 2018, Riverside County, PDF (15.6 mb) The Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner (CAC), Lideres Campesinas, and the Dept. of Pesticide Regulation will host a two-day (Nov.

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Environmentalists say proposed cannabis grow rules fail to protect wildlife

Last week neighbors banded together to red tag 2 illegal grows in Sonoma county after it was discovered out of state buyers had graded land and moved the soil into a local creek. The creek had been going through years of restoration work by the locals, destroyed in one fell swoop.     http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/7271220-181/environmentalists-say-proposed-cannabis-grow Environmentalists say

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