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California Launches App for Reporting Pesticide Incidents

With a newly launched app, people in California can now report pesticide incidents from the palm of their hand.  California is the nation's top agricultural producing state and receives approximately 300 pesticide complaints a year. With studies showing links between certain pesticides and severe health effects such as developmental delays and autism, people are on high alert.  Developed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, with funding from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the free app allows anyone who may have been exposed to pesticides to report the incident from their smartphone or tablet.   Read more....

 

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