Come learn about Lawn Pesticides: Health, Environment, and the Law
Dr. Jerry. Silbert, Executive Director of the Watershed Partnership will give an overview of the Connecticut law that now bans the use of toxic lawn pesticides at all schools with children in grade 8 and below. You will hear why this law was passed, it’s impact, and the efforts of pro-pesticide interests to eliminate this law. Dr. Jerry, Silbert, is a physician trained in pathology, laboratory medicine, and environmental health, has been the Partnership’s executive director and lead organizer since November 2000.
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