Do you think that city and county governments should be able to:
- Protect farmers from having their crops damaged or destroyed due to herbicide drift?
- Protect bee populations by limiting whether or when bee-killing pesticides can be sprayed?
- Protect the health of the community’s children by limiting spraying of certain toxic chemicals near schools?
- Respond to concerns that their citizens raise in the future about what is grown and how it is grown in their communities?
If you think that Texans should be able to seek solutions for these sorts of problems from their local elected officials, then you need to call your State Representative and Senator right now and urge them to oppose SB 1172 / HB 2758.
The bill was filed late in the session, yet has already been set for a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on Monday, March 20! The Biotech and Big Ag companies clearly want to push this bill through before people even notice – and we cannot let that happen!…