Pesticides’ Holiday Wishlist
recognition of the basic human right to a clean bill of health,
which includes the right to be free of pesticides.
policies for children’s health, including the adoption of
the Schools Environmental Protection Act (SEPA).
national IPM Policy for all public housing facilities.
access to organic food and alternative pest control throughout the
U.S., especially for economically vulnerable populations.
adoption of IPM policy by all healthcare facilities across the nation.
organic lawns, landscapes
and playing fields across the nation.
mosquito control measures that protect public health without using
A new political administration that does not prioritize economic
and political profits over the health and vitality of its citizens
U.S. health and environmental regulatory system that promotes scientific
integrity and is based on the precautionary principle.
A reevaluation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide
Act (FIFRA), the denial of the registration of Acid
Copper Chromate (ACC), and a reversal on the EPA decision to
exempt pesticides from the Clean
EPA and FDA ban of all non-medical uses of the anti-microbial agents
by Dow Chemical Company to
victims of Bhopal, Vietnam, fence-line communities of Michigan and
all others affected by Dow’s chemicals across the globe.