Achieving full-time, “no-spray” buffer zones of at least one mile around schools.
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Pesticide exposure in Monterey, CAlifornia
Each year, upwards of 21 million farmworkers are exposed to pesticides yearly. Due high levels of agricultural production in Monterey, the farmworkers of California are at high risk of pesticide exposure and drift events. However, it does not stop in the fields; children attending schools near the fields are also frequently plagued with pesticide exposure. Learn about the issue of pesticide exposure with our animated infographic.