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GLIN==> Michigan Congressman Want Pesticide Health Regs Relaxed



Michigan Congressman was Pesticide Health Regulations
to Protect Children Rolled Back.......

The following Michigan Congressman...

John Dingell
James Barcia
Dave Camp
Vern Ehlers
Peter Hoekstra
Carolyn Kilpatrick
Bart Stupak
Debbie Stabenow
Fred Upton

....have signed on as cosponsors to Rep. Richard Pombo's bill to
roll back more stringent regulations enacted for health and
environmental protection on pesticide regulation that were
enacted in 1996.

The rollback includes a repeal of the requirement to have a
ten fold extra safety factor in pesticide risk assessment
for exposure to children.

This issue and others, including how the entire bill was
written by a consultant to the pesticide industry, is laid
out on the front page of the Saturday Washington Post at

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A59369-2000May12.html



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