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April 4, 2000

Unthinkable Risk:
How Children Are Exposed and Harmed
When Pesticides Are Used at School

NCAP is pleased to announce the release of our new report, "Unthinkable Risk: How Children Are Exposed and Harmed When Pesticides Are Used at School." You can view the report, some supporting materials, and several news releases about it, at There will be several news conferences about the report in California at 10:00 am PST tomorrow morning, Tuesday, April 4th. Feel free to pass this information on to local media, activists, or organizations, starting tomorrow after that time.

It looks like the report will be getting significant media coverage nationwide! Help us get it out, and make sure that it is put to good use in securing strong local, state and federal policies to reduce pesticide use in schools.

Paper copies are available from NCAP. Order from the address below.

Becky Riley
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)
PO Box 1393
Eugene, OR 97440
(541) 344-5044 x 25
fax (541) 344-6923

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