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Op-ed: Los trabajadores agrícolas esenciales merecen protección contra los pesticidas

Op-ed: Los trabajadores agrícolas esenciales merecen protección contra los pesticidas

El COVID-19 levantó el velo sobre las condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas. Debemos proteger mejor la salud de las personas que alimentan a nuestra nación.

El COVID-19 está teniendo un impacto desproporcionado en los dos millones de trabajadores agrícolas de nuestra nación, quienes, como trabajadores esenciales, continúan trabajando en los campos a pesar de los numerosos brotes mortales y sin protecciones federales en el lugar de trabajo relacionadas al COVID.

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California farmworkers

Op-ed: Essential farmworkers deserve pesticide protections

COVID-19 is having disproportionate impacts on our nation's two million farmworkers, who as essential workers continue to toil in the fields despite numerous deadly outbreaks and no federal COVID-related workplace protections.

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A medical sterilization facility’s ethylene oxide emissions have created cancer risk greater than 100 in a million for its neighbors.

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We're hiring: Texas Environmental Health Reporter

Want to do journalism with an impact? We want to hear from you.

air pollution

In polluted cities, reducing air pollution could lower cancer rates as much as eliminating smoking would

“Places with high levels of air pollution would still have higher cancer rates even if smoking was eliminated.”

Op-ed: Public lands are not neutral. We must grapple with their racist roots

Op-ed: Public lands are not neutral. We must grapple with their racist roots

Green spaces should feel like everyone’s backyard.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

public lands

Los parques naturales no son neutrales. Debemos enfrentarnos a sus raíces racistas

Los espacios verdes deberían sentirse como un patio trasero para todes.