The state of California is poised to begin an aerial spraying program over the Bay Area to eradicate the light brown apple moth, which officials say could decimate the state’s agricultural crops. Forum discusses the proposal with advocates and critics.
A.G. Kawamura, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture
Paul Schramski, state director of Pesticide Watch, a statewide public health and environmental group
John Connell, director of Plant Health and Test Prevention Services for the California Department of Food and Agriculture
Jane Kay, environment writer for the San Francisco Chronicle