Pesticide controls ‘unacceptable’ – BBC News

Posted July 15th, 2008 in health & safety, news, pesticides by sally

“A woman who lives on the edge of farm fields in Sussex has accused the government of failing to protect people from pesticides. Georgina Downs claims the government’s method of assessing the health risk of chemicals sprayed on crops does not address long-term rural residents. She is asking the High Court to rule the government’s approach breaches UK and European law.”

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BBC News, 15th July 2008