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Protecting People From Pesticides

The Latest On: Protecting People From Pesticides

December 2, 2014 | Legal Document

Decision: Buffalo River CAFO

Issued by U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas D. Price Marshall.

December 1, 2014 | Article

A Food Fight For Our Times

Food is inherently linked to food production, the protection of workers and the environment

November 5, 2014 | Article

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.

November 4, 2014 | Article

Blocking Pesticides From the Beehive

Concerned citizens in Josephine County, Oregon, waged a successful fight to limit pesticide use within their borders, protecting bees in the process.

October 10, 2014 | Article

Healthy Communities: EPA’s “Unfinished Business”

At Earthjustice, where I lead the organization’s Healthy Communities portfolio, I strive to look at communities holistically, thinking about identifying the different pathways to improving quality of life.

October 9, 2014 | Feature

The Toxic Secret of California’s Salad Bowl

The farmworkers who help bring fresh fruit and produce to your table aren’t protected by the safety standards most workers in the U.S. enjoy. The farmworkers’ reality is often a nightmare of back-breaking work and repeated exposure to toxic chemicals.

September 19, 2014 | Feature

Leveling the Playing Fields for Farmworkers

In a Q&A interview, Legislative Representative Andrea Delgado shares how her early introduction to politics and ease among unfamiliar audiences serve her well in advocating on Capitol Hill for stronger environmental health regulations for all people.

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