“Children Are Being Poisoned”: California Moms Lead the Way to Pesticide Ban

After years of work, activists got the state of California to ban the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos, which drifts widely through the state’s Central Valley. These activists are now taking aim at other chemicals and hope their grassroots coalition shows others how to battle the farmers and policy makers who act like human health is just the cost of doing business.

Author: Sam Levin
Source: The Guardian
Published: Jun 27, 2019
Length: 5 minutes (1,436 words)
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