The Health Risk Assessment is flawed for reasons which include: failure to determine the effects of ongoing low dose exposure, as opposed to one-off exposure to toxic levels, when it is known that this can result in chemical sensitivity.
A Fact a Day about aerial spraying is circulated to international & national media, national & local politicians and tangata whenua.
The digest of previous weeks - A Fact a Day - can be found at http://www.geocities.com/no_spray
The Weeks Digest: 3rd - 7th March STOP AERIAL SPRAYING
Monday The public relations by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on both television and radio mislead the public. Foray48B (a formula protected as a trade secret) has not been used on cabbages for 35 years. Btk (used in organic agriculture) and Foray48B are not the same thing.
Tuesday The local City Councils are legally obliged to exercise their statutory obligations to protect citizens under the Health Act. There is ample evidence of ill health and nuisance caused by the spray. Another spray is imminent - the Councils should act to meet their statutory obligations.
Wednesday It is a scientific fact that children are more vulnerable to the adverse effects of chemicals than the general population. The younger the child, the greater the vulnerability.
STOP AERIAL SPRAYING