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D-Day in New Hampshire: A Moment of Truth?

The LEAH Collective and numerous other environmental and health organizations in New Hampshire have been working tirelessly in the past few months to pull together two breakneck days in support of bill HB 1456.

For anyone wish to be a part of the proceedings, here is a detailed rundown:

The New Hampshire Schedule

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 3:45 p.m. A Lecture by Paul Tukey
“Applying Principles of Precaution to Keep NH Children Safe from Lawn Pesticides”
Boyd Science building, Plymouth State University, Room 001

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. A Screening of A Chemical Reaction
Room 144 of the Boyd Science Center at Plymouth State University

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 8:15 p.m. A Panel Discussion
Room 144 of the Boyd Science Center at Plymouth State University
Featuring Paul Tukey, founder, SafeLawns.org
Edith Smeesters, of Equiterre, instrumental in passing the Quebec pesticide ban,
Jeremiah Duncan, Asst. Professor of Chemistry at PSU, formerly of the EPA
Rep. Suzanne Smith, co-sponsor of Bill #1456
Ellen Fine, Founder, The LEAH Collective

Thursday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. Testimony, for or against HB 1456, “a bill to study the effects of a moratorium on the use of pesticides and herbicides in residential neighborhoods, school properties, playgrounds, and other places children congregate.”
State House, Concord, N.H., 33 North State Street

Thursday, Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m. Reception
for New Hampshire Premiere of A Chemical Reaction
at the Red River Theater, 11 South Main Street, Concord, N.H.
featuring Director Brett Plymale and Producer Paul Tukey

Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Premiere, A Chemical Reaction
at the Red River Theater, 11 South Main Street, Concord, N.H.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 8:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
at the Red River Theater, 11 South Main Street, Concord, N.H.
featuring Paul Tukey, producer, A Chemical Reaction
Edith Smeesters, of Equiterre, instrumental in passing the Quebec pesticide ban,
Lauren Chase-Rowell. NOFANH Board Member and former Assoc. Professor of the Thompson School
Ellen Fine, Founder, The LEAH Collective

About The Author

Paul Tukey

An international leader of the green movement, Mr. Tukey is a journalist, author, filmmaker, TV host, activist and award-winning public speaker, who is widely recognized as North America's leading advocate for landscape sustainability and toxic pesticide reduction strategies.

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