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Laws Violated by the LBAM Eradication Program


CDFA Found Guilty of breaking the Law in the 2 Counties that were aerial sprayed in 2007! They are criminals! Who will now go to Jail?

Monterey Lawsuit -5/12/2008 Judge O'farrell ruled in favor of HOPE's Lawsuit. Zero Crop Damage, CDFA go home and complete an EIR. CDFA violated the law! "Judge halts moth spray in Monterey County" by SF Gate

A Monterey County Superior Court judge has ruled that the state must halt pheromone spraying for the invasive light brown apple moth until an environmental report is complete.

Judge Burdick rules in favor of Santa Cruz County/ City Lawsuit on 4/28/08 - CDFA go home and complete an EIR!,

SC Local Court Decides to Postpone Apple Moth Spray


Major points in the Santa Cruz Court Case
of April 24, 2008

Santa Cruz Court Case Admin Record

Jason Heath SC County Council made reference to these points:

Section 15384. Substantial Evidence

Article 18. Statutory Exemptions Section 15269. Emergency Projects The following emergency projects are exempt from the requirements of CEQA.

An act to amend Section 12841 of the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to pesticides.


Santa Cruz Courthouse
701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA
Case No. 158516
Date: April 24, 2008
Time: 8:30 AM Dept4
Judge Paul Burdick

Judge Burdick rules in favor of the county/ city on 4/28/08 read ruling

SC City /County vs CDFA

SC City and SC County have combined legal actions against CDFA

Santa Cruz Court Calendar for the City vs CDFA
Case CISCV158516 -

SC County reply to CDFA's Brief 4/17/08

Santa Cruz City and SC County Brief VS CDFA Brief

County of Santa Cruz's court case against CDFA.
Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4

03/08 SC City /County vs CDFA "LBAM lawsuit hearing delayed" until 4/24/08

"Governor Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Paul P. Burdick to a judgeship in the Santa Cruz County Superior Court." 02/2006



Monterey Lawsuit -5/12/2008 Judge O'farrell ruled in favor of HOPE's Lawsuit.
Zero Crop Damage, CDFA go Home and complete an EIR. CDFA violated the law

Monterey County Court Case will challange the CDFA on the same CEQA aspects as in the Santa Cruz- How can I help the court case?


MAY 8, 2008 Monterey Courthouse,
1200 Aguajito Rd. Monterey, CA 93940 (831) 647-5800 Read HOPE's Legal Brief


Williams Court Case

Williams, et al. v. CDFA, USDA, et al.
dismissed 11/20/07

D. Harder Declaration 1   4

James Carey Declaration

Ca grape and tree fruit Leauge- Benito vs CDPR


Santa Cruz City Resolution Opposing the Light Brown Apple Moth Spraying


SC Board of Supervisors Resolution

Related Legislation


EPA WAVED ROUTINE TESTS AND ECO REVIEW ON LBAM PESTICIDE Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)

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CEQA Cases
1972-2006 Reported

California Department of Pesticide Regulation Codes


Testimony of Derrell L. Chambers on Bill Number 87 – “Relative to the Light Brown Apple Moth”. April 28, 2008

D. Harder Declaration 1   4

James Carey Declaration

Three senior entomology at UC Davis have expressed their concerns about the eradicate plan. Read the letter they sent on May 28, 2008 to the USDA.

Read Testimony of Derrell Chambers a retired USDA scientist and expert on "pheromones".


No Spray Coalition
City of New York,
Read Court Ruling
and the people win!

No Spray Coalition NYC


California Moth Specimens: Browse by County


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