Therefore Be It Resolved That Great Lakes United (GLU) supports the adoption of municipal bylaws and ordinances in Canada and the United States to restrict the use of cosmetic pesticides on public and private property; and Be It Further Resolved That GLU communicate this support to municipal associations (eg. Federation of Canadian Municipalities), the International Conference of Great Lakes Mayors, public health associations, provincial and state governments; and Be It Finally Resolved That GLU support efforts to improve federal and provincial/state pesticide regulations.
Great Lakes United resolution
Whereas pesticide exposure is linked to adverse human health effects, including cancer, immune system disruption and reproductive and developmental harm; and
Whereas our children are most vulnerable to the effects of exposure to pesticides; and
Whereas pesticides are known to contaminate the waters of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin; and
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