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December 5, 2014 | Feature

Pesticide Exposure in Muck Fields & Ferneries in Florida

No one else in this country faces a more poisonous, unregulated workplace than the agricultural worker. These stories of agricultural workers in Florida demonstrate the need for stronger protections.

August 4, 2020 | Letter

Letter to Congressional Leadership on Hardrock Mining

The undersigned mining-impacted communities, academic experts, and organizations representing millions of members and supporters urge Congressional leadership to oppose any language or legislation that curtails the mining review and permitting processes, or increases domestic mining without appropriate safeguards and reform of the 1872 Mining Act.

July 27, 2020 | Explainer

What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos

For half a century, U.S. staple foods such as corn, wheat, apples and citrus have been sprayed with chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that can damage the developing brains of children, causing reduced IQ and attention deficit disorders.

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