Claudia Meléndez Salinas

On the frontlines of pesticide exposure

On the frontlines of pesticide exposure

Despite decades of research linking pesticide drift to health harm, regulation remains weak and leaves the most vulnerable with few protections.

Editor’s note: This story is the first of “Adrift,” a three-part series by Environmental Health News, and palabra, a multimedia platform of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, on pesticide use in California that finds rural communities of color and farmworkers are disproportionately exposed to some of the most dangerous chemicals approved for use in agriculture.

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En la primera línea de la exposición a pesticidas

En la primera línea de la exposición a pesticidas

Nota del editor: Este es el primer reportaje de “A la Deriva”, una serie de tres reportajes sobre el uso de pesticidas en California de Environmental Health Newsy palabra, una plataforma multimedia de la Asociación Nacional de Periodistas Hispanos. La serie expone cómo las comunidades de color y los trabajadores agrícolas están expuestos de manera desproporcionada a algunos de los químicos más peligrosos aprobados para uso agrícola.

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