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Parents, Teachers Demand Pesticide Regulations Near Schools

Teachers, parents and community activists protested at the California Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday demanding safeguards for children against exposure to pesticides used near schools.

They want the agency’s Department of Pesticide Regulation to establish one-mile buffer zones around public schools, day care centers, bus stops and school routes.

Those behind the rally say pesticide use near schools disproportionately affects Hispanic children.

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