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Legislation Introduced to Protect Children From Pesticides

Sen. Brian Schatz introduced a bill to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that is hazardous to humans, particularly children on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. The Prohibit Chlorpyrifos Poisoning Students Act would take Hawai‘i’s state ban to the national level, banning the use of the chemical near schools in 2019 and banning its sale and distribution altogether the following year.  Read more...



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