Photo of a man standing in a field spraying herbicide

Berkeley challenges pesticide program violating environmental law

In a press release, the Center for Biological Diversity alleged that the California Department of Food and Agriculture, or CDFA, statewide pesticide-spraying program proposed the use of 75 pesticides statewide without meeting the responsibility to analyze the health and environmental impacts, the proposal also went without public notice, and communities were not given the opportunity to opt out of the pesticide sprayings. 
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