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Advisors Urge Administration To Preserve Farmworker Protection Rules

November 28, 2018
Federal advisors are urging the Trump administration to retain two Obama-era rules bolstering protections for farmworkers from pesticide exposure, measures that are intended to provide farmworkers with similar protections to workers in industries regulated by OSHA. During a Nov. 26 teleconference, EPA's National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Public (NEJAC) finalized a letter urging acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to halt pending rollbacks of Obama-era rules strengthening the agency's farmworker protection standards (WPS) and pesticide applicator certification and training programs. They...


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