As the buffer between farming and residential areas shrinks, pesticide related conflicts increase. Dan Levi and Kathryn Sperry discuss their study examining environmental attitudes and health impacts of living at the agricultural / urban interface in Oceano, California. The discussion illustrates the importance of including these potential environmental impacts and their mitigation in the planning agenda.
Levi, Daniel and Sperry, Kathryn
"Agriculture at the Urban Interface: Attitudes of New Rural Residents,"
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Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol4/iss1/9