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Dozens of farm workers exposed to pesticides in South Valley. 3 sent to the hospital

Published: 
Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:09pm

Nearly 60 farm workers were exposed to chemicals Tuesday morning as they worked on a vineyard west of Dinuba.

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EPA backs down from plan that could have allowed youth farmworkers to handle pesticides

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 9:53am

The Environmental Protection Agency has abandoned plans to roll back a set of protections for farmworkers, including a proposal to ease Obama-era regulations requiring anyone working with dangerous pesticides to be at least 18 years old.