Connecticut Considers More Pesticide Restrictions

March 17, 2014 AT 5:00 PM

Connecticut state lawmakers are considering whether to expand restrictions on pesticide use to include more public places like parks, playgrounds and municipal greens.

Legislators say they drafted a bill to shield children from toxic lawn pesticides. The General Assembly’s Environment Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the proposal and other bills for 1 p.m. Monday at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
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