Pesticides

July 19, 2013 — Saving America's Pollinators Act
PCC endorsed the Saving America's Pollinators Act (H.R. 2692), which would place a moratorium on using neonicotinoid pesticides on bee-attractive plants and trees.

November 15, 2011 — EPA should ban pesticide atrazine
Letters to Governor Christine Gregoire and Representative Jay Inslee urging them to ask EPA to ban the herbicide atrazine.

November 12, 2011 — EPA should ban pesticide atrazine
Letter urging EPA to ban the herbicide atrazine.

August 18, 2008 — NASS annual data collection of agricultural chemical use
Letter asking the USDA to restore funding for the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) annual data collection of agricultural chemical use.

September 1, 2007 — Toxic fumigant pesticides posing serious health risks to farmworkers
Letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, urging it not to re-register toxic fumigant pesticides posing serious health risks to farmworkers.

March 1, 2007 — Ag pesticides air quality & WSU agricultural land grant
Sign on to letter urging Washington's Governor, state representatives and senators to monitor air quality where agricultural pesticides are used and to encourage our agricultural land grant, WSU, to support safer alternatives to the most hazardous pesticides.

January 31, 2005 — Impact of pesticides on salmonids
To WSDA, Endangered Species Program, Re: Process for Evaluating Pesticides in Washington State Surface Waters for Potential Impacts to Salmonids.

May 29, 2001 — Impact of pesticides on salmonids
To WA State Dept. of Agriculture, Bridget Moran; re: WA State Pesticides/ESA Task Force's Draft Process for Evaluating Pesticides in Washington State Surface Waters for Potential Impacts to Salmonids.

July 14, 2000 — Impact of diazinon on health and the environment
To EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs, Re: Docket OPP-34225, urging EPA to cancel all uses of diazinon.

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