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Pesticide Lake: The Poisoning of the Workers of Apopka

Every day, crop dusters spray a toxic brew of chemicals on farmworkers in the United States. One of the communities that has been impacted is Lake Apopka, Florida. This video tells their story.

Pesticide Lake - The Poisoning of the Workers of Apopka, Florida

Once a bass fisherman’s heaven, Lake Apopka needed millions of government cleanup dollars to undo the decades of pesticide runoff that turned it into a toxic brew of chemicals.

Our government spent additional millions studying the health effects of the local wildlife during the cleanup. However, the people who worked those fields were all but ignored, and are suffering the effects forty years later.

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