TITLE

MEPs consider cutting pesticide use by half

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/6/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 27, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposals being considered by the European Parliament to reduce the number of pesticide applications on farms among member states of the European Union (EU) by 2020. It says that the states would be required to draw up a National Action Plan under the Sustainable Use Directive. It says that other proposals include buffer zones of at least 10 meter wide and tighter restrictions on aerial applications and non-agricultural use.
ACCESSION #
26003261

 

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