As the beneficiary of unwanted pesticide-drift, I believe pesticide usage influences all of us. Utah laws and regulations don't even mandate that companies must leave signs notifying people that pesticides have been applied.
In "Should Utahns alert neighbors to pesticide use?" (Tribune, Oct. 7), I was troubled by the reported views of state regulator Clark Burgess about pesticides and neighborhood notification laws:
"Clark Burgess, who leads Utah's pesticide office, doubts that such an approach would work here, where about 11,000 pesticide products are in use. 'I don't know how that's realistically possible,' he said.