DPR ANNOUNCES DRAFT REGULATIONS FOR SCHOOLS

DPR ANNOUNCES DRAFT REGULATIONS FOR SCHOOLS

DPR Announces Draft Regulations for Schools Make Your Voice Heard! 45-day public comment period now open DPR needs to hear from YOU! Please submit written comments on the draft regulation by 5 p.m. on November 17, 2016 via email to dpr16004@cdpr.ca.gov Even better,...

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This week in history: On January 19, 1970 the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee asks Federal District Court in Los Angeles to outlaw DDT and 10 other pesticides. This request came two years before the federal government banned the pesticide in 1972. In the old days, miners would carry birds with them to warn against poison gas. Hopefully, the birds would die before the miners. Farm workers are society's canaries. Farm workers-and their children-demonstrate the effects of pesticide poisoning before anyone else. The unrestrained use of agricultural chemicals is like playing Russian Roulette with the health of both farm workers and consumers. --Cesar E Chavez

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"He's going to bring the EPA to its knees"... "It's like putting an arsonist in charge of fighting fires." The EPA is on the brink of banning the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, linked to autism, ADHD and IQ loss, and scourge of Californian's agricultural counties. We can't let Scott Pruitt roll back progress on this or anything else. Tell your senator to block this dangerous and corrupt enemy of the environment! #SwampCabinet ...

In this new video, director Fisher Stevens and Ed Norton explain why allowing Scott Pruitt to run the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would be a disaster for the environment. Please watch and share! TAKE ACTION: Contact your senator now: on.nrdc.org/2jr75Ly

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