This is a proposed resolution which the Oak Park village board is reviewing. Its intent is to influence the Illinois General Assembly to repeal the state Preemptive Law which disallows local municipalities to regulate pesticide use. This Law has been implemented in 43 states, removing their “home rule” control.
Dr. Theo Colborn addresses President Obama and Michelle Obama, reading an open letter she sent to them. The focus was her increasing concern about the dangers of endocrine disrupting pesticides to our health, in particular that of our children.
Nine simple steps to avoid these chemicals that interrupt the endocrine system, like washing your hands before eating.