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On Cesar Chavez's Birthday, Berry Pickers Demand More Than $8 a Day - TakePart

Mar 31, 2015

TakePart

On Cesar Chavez's Birthday, Berry Pickers Demand More Than $8 a Day
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The coalition of groups, which includes the UFW and Pesticide Action Network of North America, is playing up the Chavez symbolism too—he fasted in the name of pesticide reform for 36 days in 1987. The coalition announced results of a study and called ...
After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't overGrist

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After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't over - Grist

Mar 31, 2015

Grist

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn't over
Grist
Farmworker justice groups such as the Pesticide Action Network, UFW, Earthjustice, and the Migrant Clinicians Network are in D.C. today to deliver bundles of signed petitions urging EPA to finalize the new rules. The harmful effects of pesticides are ...

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New Report: Cancer-causing pesticide found in the air; Chavez Day call for reform - Bay Area Indymedia

Mar 30, 2015

Bay Area Indymedia

New Report: Cancer-causing pesticide found in the air; Chavez Day call for reform
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In Watsonville, special education teacher Justin Matlow conducted a test of the air at his home during and after nearby—within 350 and 850 feet—chloropicrin applications. He and Pesticide Action Network scientists found chloropicrin concentrations in ...

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