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  • EPA seeks tougher safety standards for farmworkers

    02/20/2014 1:08:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 20, 2014 3:45 PM EST | Dina Cappiello
    The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to strengthen 20-year-old standards aimed at protecting farmworkers from toxic pesticides. The changes proposed Thursday would bar anyone 16 and younger from handling the most toxic pesticides and require no-entry zones around and in treated fields to protect workers from drift and fumes. …