SIGNED: Californians for Pesticide Reform: Farms to Schools program

Farm to School Programs are a vital way to improve the health and well-being of California schoolchildren through integrated nutrition education and healthy food access. Hundreds of millions of meals are served each year in California schools, and expanding opportunities for local food procurement that is tied to nutrition education is essential for establishing healthy ...

SIGNED: Californians for Pesticide Reform: Farms to Schools program2020-12-17T12:48:35-08:00

SUBMITTED Public Comments: AB 2588 “Hot Spots” Air Toxics Program

The substances considered by the State of California to be toxic air contaminants need to be updated. Detailed Comments on the Proposed Amendments to the Criteria and Toxics Reporting (CTR) rule and the Emissions Inventory Criteria Document (EICD) Report under the AB 2588 “Hot Spots” Air Toxics Program These comments are directed to the California ...

SUBMITTED Public Comments: AB 2588 “Hot Spots” Air Toxics Program2020-12-17T12:29:54-08:00

Supported: letter from California Certified Organic Farmers

Supported: letter from California Certified Organic Farmers calling for an Organic Transition Option to be added to California’s Healthy Soils Program. Organic farming is better for human health and the environment because organic farmers are prohibited from using virtually all 900 synthetic pesticides. The Organic Transition Option would give farmers and ranchers a stipend to ...

Supported: letter from California Certified Organic Farmers2020-09-18T14:55:06-07:00

Opposed: The use of Carbon Tetrachloride by submitting public comments to EPA

Opposed the continued use of Carbon Tetrachloride by submitting public comments related to the  EPA Draft Risk Evaluation. In its initial assessment, the EPA found that Carbon Tetrachloride poses no risks to the environment or to those working directly with the chemical. Meanwhile, independent studies have concluded that the chemical is carcinogenic, threatens groundwater supplies, ...

Opposed: The use of Carbon Tetrachloride by submitting public comments to EPA2020-06-30T13:37:08-07:00
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