Take Action: Make Safer Chemicals a Top Priority
North Carolina's state legislators are back in session this week.
Tell your Senators that better protections against toxic chemicals are one of your top priorities – and
should be theirs, too!
There is no comprehensive system in place to protect us from highly hazardous chemicals in products we use every day.
Other states are taking action where the federal
government is failing. North Carolina should step up, too!
Should Kids Under 18 Be Working With Pesticides? The EPA Needs to Hear From You Now!
As part of big changes to the Worker Protection Standards that regulate workplace pesticide rules, the US EPA is proposing a minimum age of 16 for youth to work as pesticide handlers (except on their own family's farm).
Toxic Free NC believes that 18 should be the minimum age to mix, load or apply hazardous pesticides on farms.
Do you agree? Tell the EPA!