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Farmworker Protection: A need to regulate pesticides

07/24/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei speaks with Jeannie Economos of the [Farmworker Association of Florida][1] about farmworker safety and better regulation of pesticides.

A group of farmworkers from across the nation met with their members of Congress and agency officials about the need to strengthen the Worker Protection Standard regulations established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set agricultural worker safety standards for pesticide use, but have not been updated...

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