Inslee’s chemical hunt won’t target ag, officials say

From the Capital Press

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s renewed push to scrub toxics from waterways won’t affect agriculture because farm chemicals already are regulated by federal law, state officials say.

At a press conference last week in Seattle, Inslee said his administration will target chemicals in everyday products, such as brake pads and furniture. The Ecology and Health departments will develop “chemical action plans” to identify and reduce unregulated pollution sources, he said. Read the rest of the story here.