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CPR Pesticide Drift Report Release - Wednesday!

A news conference for the Pesticide Drift Report Release will take place on Wednesday at 10 AM in Watsonville at the end of Fremont St., beside Pajaro Middle School.
To: All Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR) Member Organizations

Please attend the news conference and get in touch to become more active on the campaign!


This Wednesday, May 7th, Pesticide Action Network North America, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation and Pesticide Education Center will release a report entitled Secondhand Pesticides: Airborne Pesticide Drift in California through the CPR coalition. The report reveals new analysis of high concentrations of toxic pesticides in air, highlighting:

- New findings that concentrations of several commonly used pesticides in air significantly exceed levels deemed "safe" by regulatory agencies;

- Information on airborne concentrations of locally-used pesticides;

- Recommendations for state and federal pesticide regulation agencies.

READ THE REPORT: To order a copy of the report, call 888-CPR-4880 (outside California, 415-981-3939) or visit or as of Wednesday at 10 am.

ATTEND THE NEWS CONFERENCE: There will be nine news conferences across California on Wednesday, May 7th.

Location: End of Fremont Street, beside Pajaro Middle School
Time: 10 am
Contact: Jessica Miller, Ecological Farming Association (831-763-2111)

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Tracey Brieger
Campaign & Media Coordinator
Californians for Pesticide Reform
49 Powell St., Suite 530, San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: (415) 981-3939 x 6 Fax: (415) 981-2727
Toll Free in California: 1-888-CPR-4880

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