Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Public Schools in California
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By characterizing harmful agricultural pesticide use near California schools, this study provided data that confirmed longstanding community concerns and resulted in new state regulations and local policies to better protect children's health.

Tracking California conducted a study to examine the use of agricultural pesticides near public schools in 15 agricultural counties in California for 2010. 

The study yielded new information about the types and amounts of pesticides applied near public schools and identified disparities among children attending schools near the most pesticide use.  

This information has been used to help guide policies, research, and other efforts to reduce potential pesticide exposures among schoolchildren.  The results of this study are described in the report Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Public Schools in California.