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Monterey County News
SALINAS, CA—A coalition of teachers, school children, health advocates, labor leaders, and their supporters have responded to a recent report that documents, for the first time, widespread pesticide use near California schools, including in Monterey County (see PDF). Many of the pesticides profiled are used in large amounts and linked to impacts on children’s health and learning. The coalition, which includes Californians for Pesticide Reform and the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, has called for reforms in addressing pesticide use to protect children in Monterey County.
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