EPA Failed to Protect the Health of Latino Schoolchildren
Santa Cruz, CA
29 Aug 2016 22:32 GMT
New reports spotlight pesticides used in the food system and the harmful effects they are having on the nation's children. In particular, the reports find that Latino children living or attending school near California agricultural fields face some of the greatest risks of exposure from pesticides linked to cancers and the developing brain. One report discloses for the first time internal Environmental Protection Agency documents that reveal the EPA's persistent unwillingness to enforce Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
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