Articles Tagged With ‘Pesticides’

State settles with company over pesticide violations in SLO County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The state of California has reached a settlement with a major agricultural pesticide company over allegations that it violated application regulations in four counties, one of which is San Luis Obispo County. [KCLU] Soil fumigation company TriCal... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach woman sprays pesticide in child’s face

Grover Beach police arrested a woman Wednesday evening for spraying a child in the face with a weed killer. Detectives have not yet determined a motive, but police say that 60-year-old Julie Wilhelmina Rodenhuis approached a seven-year-old and sprayed pesticide... (Continue reading)

Why did California approve a toxic pesticide?

This week, the state Assembly began hearings on why California regulators approved a cancer-causing pesticide for use in strawberry fields and other crops last December. [San Francisco Chronicle] The hearings come as environmentalists and farm workers have filed lawsuits against... (Continue reading)