Clean Water Action has been working for years to reduce the use of dangerous pesticides in Maryland. We've seen some progress, but dangerous pesticides continue to be sold at Maryland stores and applied in open spaces across the state, putting people's health and our ecosystem in danger. Council Bill #20-0495 will put a stop to this in Baltimore City through some common-sense measures, including:
Baltimore City shouldn't wait for federal or state action to protect its residents and community gardens from dangerous pesticides! Click below to send your own a message to the City Council and Mayor in support of this important legislation - don't forget to write about why protecting the city from pesticides is important to you.
The City Council's Health Committee approved this bill on Tuesday, September 15, and it goes to a 2nd reader vote in the whole City Council on Monday, September 21. Click below to let your Council member know you support protecting Baltimore City from dangerous pesticides!