The School Environment Protection Act (H.R. 4225) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The School Environment Protection Act

H.R. 4225: School Environment Protection Act

Summary: To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to require local educational agencies and schools to implement integrated pest management programs to minimize the use of pesticides in schools and to provide parents, guardians, and employees with notice of the use of pesticides in schools, and for other purposes. (More Info)

The School Environment Protection Act (H.R. 4225) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Beyond Pesticides 14,047 Facebook fans 2,555 Twitter followers

Children need better protection from toxic chemical exposure while at school. Numerous scientific studies find that pesticides used in schools are linked to cancer, asthma and other health problems. A 2010 Harvard University study links everyday pesticide exposure to ADHD. While some states have taken limited action to protect children from pesticides in schools, these policies represent a patchwork of laws that are uneven and inadequate. SEPA would provide a minimum national standard to protect kids in their places of learning.

SEPA Summary

-- SEPA requires that all public schools adopt defined integrated pest management (IPM) programs for buildings that emphasize ...

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