Crop dusting near schools could become illegal in SC

SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) – Crop dusting near school’s is legal in South Carolina.

In May, the Department of Pesticides Regulations was contacted after a spray incident near Oakwood-Windsor Elementary school.

An investigation determined the farmer legally dusted crops with pesticides.

South Carolina Representative Bill Taylor introduced a bill to make it illegal to spray within one thousand feet from a school, during regular hours.

The bill will go before lawmakers next year.

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