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document March 21, 2018

Legal Document: Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rules the Environmental Protection Agency illegally delayed implementation of key pesticide rules that in part prevent minors from working with the most dangerous pesticides.

Organophosphates are acutely toxic and associated with neurodevelopmental harms in children
(Austin Valley / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release: Victory March 21, 2018

Judge: EPA Wrong in Quietly Delaying Protections from Most Toxic Pesticides

Ruling protects public, workers, from pesticide poisoning

feature February 28, 2018

The Federal Safety Standards That Protect Farmworkers and Their Families From The Dangers Of Pesticides

And how each of us could be affected if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guts these safeguards.

document June 14, 2017

CPA Rule Implementation Delay

Complaint against the EPA for delaying for a year implementation of the updated Certified Pesticide Applicator Rule

The delay means minors or poorly trained applicators can continue to handle some of the most toxic pesticides in agricultural, commercial and residential settings, putting themselves and the public at risk.
(ilfede / iStockphoto)
Press Release June 14, 2017

Trump's EPA Faces Lawsuit For Delaying Protections From Most Toxic Pesticides

Rule delay threatens the lives of workers and average Americans

A farmworker harvests strawberries in Salinas, California. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release May 11, 2017

EPA Delays Protections For Workers Applying Most Toxic Pesticides

The EPA delays once again protections that safeguard most vulnerable workers from dangerous pesticides

Agricultural workers harvest strawberries in Salinas, Calif.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release May 11, 2017

La EPA Retrasa Protecciones Para Los Trabajadores Que Aplican Los Pesticidas Más Tóxicos

La agencia retrasa una vez más protecciones que salvaguardan a los trabajadores más vulnerables de peligrosos plaguicidas