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The Environmental Protection Agency adopts a new rule weakening guidelines that protected farmworkers from exposure to harmful pesticides.

In 2015, the EPA established the Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ), a legal perimeter around pesticide equipment. If any farmworkers or bystanders were within 100-feet of the equipment, pesticides could not be released into the environment.

The new EPA rule removes that restriction if the person near the equipment is not technically on the farm.

In December, five states sue the EPA, claiming the rule change violates federal law.

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https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/2020/ag-james-sues-stop-epa-weakening-pesticide-poisoning-protections-farmworkers

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Dates on Trump File reflect when something happens, not when it’s first reported.

The Environmental Protection Agency adopts a new rule weakening guidelines that protected farmworkers from exposure to harmful pesticides.

In 2015, the EPA established the Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ), a legal perimeter around pesticide equipment. If any farmworkers or bystanders were within 100-feet of the equipment, pesticides could not be released into the environment.

The new EPA rule removes that restriction if the person near the equipment is not technically on the farm.

In December, five states sue the EPA, claiming the rule change violates federal law.

Source

https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/2020/ag-james-sues-stop-epa-weakening-pesticide-poisoning-protections-farmworkers

Photo: Jed Owen

NOTE FROM TF

Some files are incomplete as the site is still young and Trump world moves fast. Please use the source links to read further if a topic interests you or if you doubt its authenticity. I plan to go back and build on every file in the future.

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