Public schools must record pesticide usage




Changes are coming to the Healthy Schools Act, a California law that gives parents the right to know what types of pesticides are being used around their children.
Starting in January, public K-12 schools and licensed child care centers will be required to develop integrated pest management plans and send pesticide use reports to the Department of Pesticide Regulation.
According to Laura van der Meer, spokesperson for the department, the changes to the HSA expand the scope of information for pa...

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