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Senate panel strips down pesticide-alert bill

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 6:35 PM

Heather Hansen, executive director of the Washington Friends of Farmers and Forests, criticized the labor committee’s bill for assuming pesticide applicators regularly break the law and that the agriculture department can’t stop it.

“We support a work group, but let’s start with an open-minded, even-handed work group that can look at ways to prevent drift from happening in the first place,” she said.

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Categories: Washington Agriculture, Pesticides

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