Dept. of Pesticide Regulation

State Proposes Precedent-setting Pesticide Notification Rule

Please note you can file an anonymous report on pesticide regulation abuses. Info on front page of this website For immediate release: Thursday December 14, 2023 Contacts: Jane Sellen, 530-575-0332, jane@pesticidereform.org Angel Garcia, 559-748-7065, angel@pesticidereform.org  State Proposes Precedent-setting Pesticide Notification Rule Farmworkers call for more transparency about location of planned pesticide applications Lindsay, CA: How can […]

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Governance on the Ground: Evaluating the Role of County Agricultural Commissioners in Reducing Toxic Pesticide Exposures

“This report concludes that the CACs’ permitting processes do not include meaningful evaluation of safer alternatives nor consideration of cumulative exposures. (In this report, “cumulative exposure” refers to exposures associated with simultaneous or sequential application of two or more materials at the same field or at adjacent fields.) The report offers proposals for change at

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Court of Appeals Rejects California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

Good news from our friends at Earthjustice fighting the good fight…. https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2017/court-of-appeal-rejects-california-s-approval-of-bee-killing-pesticides September 20, 2017 San Francisco, CA —The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) decision to approve additional uses for two bee-killing pesticides without disclosing the impact on honeybees.

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