The California Environmental Health Initiative


Science at the intersection of human health and agriculture.


California Water Board Statewide Pesticide Spray Permits

In early 2011, the State Water Board approved three general permits for pesticide applications statewide by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and mosquito control agencies.

Read our comments on:

- the draft permits: invasive species, vector/mosquito

- the final permits

- the Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District Pesticide Action Plan (PAP) filed under the statewide general permit

Thanks to attorneys at the National Environmental Law Center (NELC) and San Francisco Baykeeper for preparing these comments on behalf of CEHI (formerly Stop the Spray East Bay) and other concerned groups.

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