Pesticides

Description: Any time you observe pesticides being applied near you, your property, your place of business, you have the right to know what is being applied and what potential hazards there might be. If you have concerns, contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Environmental Programs.

Contact Information:
State Fairgrounds
P.O. Box 19281
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
(800) 641–3934

Another source of information regarding pesticide safety in Illinois is the Illinois Pesticide Safety Newsletter. The newsletter is produced by the University of Illinois Pesticide Safety and Education Program. According to their website the primary purpose of the newsletter is to provide concise information on legislation, regulations, and other developments directly impacting pesticide use in Illinois.

Sources: University of Illinois Newsletter
Donald L. Agans, Jr.; Sidney (7/1/03)
Date Last Revisited: 1/27/07