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November 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Pesticides in the Air: A Farmworker’s Reality

Victorino’s story is part two in a weekly series of personal narratives from farm and agricultural workers, illustrating the need for stronger worker and safety protections against pesticide exposure. To get beyond the statistics of 10,000 to 20,000 pesticide poisonings on farms a year in this country, we go to the frontlines, beginning in California.

October 31, 2014 | Case

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

Health and environmental groups are challenging the EPA's faulty approval of Los Angeles’ South Coast Air Quality Management District regional smog plan. The plan allows for filthy air, deferred emissions reductions and continued pollution in the nation’s most smog-polluted region.

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