Farmworkers Want Pesticide Banned in Calif. After Trump EPA Refuses | Pesticide Action Network
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Farmworkers Want Pesticide Banned in Calif. After Trump EPA Refuses

Environmentalists and farmworkers are pushing California regulators to ban the most commonly used conventional insecticide in the country. The Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama proposed banning chlorpyrifos in 2015 because studies suggest it threatens human health, but the Trump administration reversed that decision this spring. Now activists are pushing for a statewide ban.

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