DPR 16-004 Pesticide Use Near Schoolsites

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DPR 16-004 Pesticide Use Near Schoolsites (Notice 9/30/16; Comment period closes 12/9/16)

DPR proposes to adopt sections 6690, 6691, 6692, and 6693 of Title 3, California Code of Regulations. In summary, the proposed action would require growers to notify public K-12 schools, child day care facilities, and county agricultural commissioners when certain pesticide applications made for the production of an agricultural commodity near a schoolsite are planned in the coming year and also a few days prior to the applications. In addition, certain pesticide applications near these schoolsites will be prohibited at certain times.

Public hearings have been scheduled for the time and place stated below to receive oral or written comments regarding the proposed changes.

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.*
Place: Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center
Oxnard Room
800 Hobson Way
Oxnard, California 93030

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.*
Place: Tulare Veterans Memorial Building
1771 E. Tulare Avenue
Tulare, California 93274

DATE: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.*
Place: Salinas Sports Complex
Exhibition Mall
1034 N. Main Street
Salinas, California 93906

*The registration of speakers will be conducted at the location of the hearing from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.