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EPA Asked To Strengthen Long Overdue Pesticide Protections for Farmworkers
eNews Park Forest : November 14, 2011

  Summary:  Several groups that work to protect farmworkers from exposures to toxic pesticides filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency to implement stronger protections for farmworkers against the hazardous health impacts of pesticides.

Earthjustice attorney Eve Gartner said, “Most American workers enjoy workplace protections created by the federal Office of Safety and Health Administration, but not farmworkers.” She also stated, “They get second class treatment which exposes them to high levels of very dangerous pesticides which is not only unhealthy but also fundamentally unfair.”

  Full Article:  http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/science-a-environmental/28809-epa-asked-to-strengthen-long-overdue-pesticide-protections-for-farmworkers.html"

  Related Earthjustice Resources: 

EPA Regulations Give Kilns Permission to Pollute
National Public Radio : November 10, 2011
Offshore Drilling Plan Targets Gulf, Arctic
San Francisco Chronicle : November 9, 2011
EPA Moves to Reduce Haze Pollution
Reuters : November 9, 2011
While Pa. Lawmakers Consider Stripping Towns of Zoning Authority, a NY Town Heads to Court to Keep It
National Public Radio : November 4, 2011
Environmentalists Cry Foul on State's Water Quality Proposals
Miami Herald : November 2, 2011
Delta Smelt Keeps Protection as Supreme Court Declines to Review Case
McClatchy : October 31, 2011
Pesticide Application Put on Hold Amid Public Outcry
Santa Barbara Independent : October 31, 2011
38,000 Clean Air Act Violations in Texas Draw Lawsuit Threats
Environmental News Service : October 27, 2011
Enviros Warn of Trade War After House Vote on Emissions Trading
The Hill : October 25, 2011