Publications

Are Our Schools Flunking Out? A Mid-Term Report Card on Chemical Pest Management Available for free on the web by clicking here (660 kb pdf file)

The Poisoning of Public Thoroughfares: How Herbicides Blight California's Roads The focus of this report is the widespread use of toxic chemical herbicides by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the 58 counties in California that maintain public roads. 38 pages. $14 Available for free on the web by clicking here (1.5 mb pdf file)

Time for a Change: Pesticides & Wine Grapes in Sonoma & Napa Counties, California CATs reveals how people and the environment are at risk from deadly pesticides used by growers in California's premiere wine country, and that alternatives are available. 42 pages. $7 Available for free on the web. HTML version :: PDF version (6.3 mb pdf file)

Importing Trouble: High Stakes Gambling with American Forests, a collection Destructive forest pests hitchhiking on wood imports and pesticide use to combat pest invasions is described in a collection of articles and documents. 50 pages. $9 Available for free on the web by clicking here (6.3 mb pdf file)

Pesticide Exposures: Symptoms, First Aid, Legal Aspects, Laboratories, Resources Written by health care professionals for victims of pesticide exposure; an invaluable aide. 8-page pamphlet. $2 each or 5 for $8

Acorns, Salmon, Bear Grass and Pesticides: A Conflict of Culture and Technology A collection of papers and articles relating to the effects of forestry herbicide spraying on the cultural activities of Native Californians. 22 pages. $5 Available for free on the web by clicking here (2.4 mb pdf file)

A View of Roadside Vegetation Management by the California Department of Transportation Published before spraying was halted in District 1. 11 pages. $4

Flowers and Pesticides in the Arcata Bottoms The 1995 report that kicked-off CATs' successful campaign to stop the use of methyl bromide at a flower farm. 20 pages. $5

 

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