Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2003-C026
Title: Reduce the Use of Toxic Chemicals
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention urge congregations, dioceses, provinces, and all church institutions to initiate a plan in the next triennium for the management of church buildings and grounds that phases out the use of unsafe pesticides, herbicides, and other toxic chemicals to control pests and undesirable plants, and institutes the use of alternatives, recognizing that children are the population most susceptible to toxins; and be it further

Resolved, That the appropriate standing committee report back to the 75th General Convention regarding the ongoing effectiveness of this work.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 338.