Last Recorded Action: House 1/18/2018 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Location: House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Subject: Agriculture; control of pesticides; chlorpyrifos
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to ban the use, sale, or application of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.
(of waterbody concern – Chlorpyrifos is used on crop lands and sticks to the soil and may wash into rivers or streams if erosion moves the treated soil. The pesticide is hazardous to human health, very toxic to birds bees, earthworms, fish and aquatic invertebrates and may build up in the tissues of fish and other animals that eat smaller animals.)
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