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  1. Salinas Valley community calls on Agricultural Commissioner for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Concerned residents hold rally and resource fair for pesticide literacy and safety, focusing on protecting farmworkers, pregnant women and children Community members from all over the Salinas Valley will assemble in Greenfield on Sunday, June 10 to share their concerns over the weak state- and county-wide protections from pesticide exposure, especially for farmworkers, pregnant women and children. Speakers will address the health threats posed by pesticide exposure and the challenges they have faced, calling for the attention of the County Agricultural Commissioner who has so far denied requests to meet with him.

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  2. State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure, report findsRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Salinas, CA, May 10, 2018: The state agency charged with regulating California's pesticide industry allows manufacturers to make up their own usage rules, continues to allow a brain-damaging chemical to be used on food crops, is slow to hold applicators accountable when workers are poisoned, and routinely ignores community input in its rulemaking process. That's according to California Environmental Justice Alliance's 2017 Environmental Justice Agency Assessment, which provides full assessments of nine key agencies and lists an additional six agencies to monitor.

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  3. Monterey County Supervisors to Decide on Hames Valley Oil DrillingRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 | Indybay.org

    SALINAS, Calif., April 2, 2018 - The Monterey County Board of Supervisors will determine whether to allow a new multi-well oil and gas project to move forward at its meeting on Tuesday, April 3. Trio Petroleum is appealing the planning commission's denial of a permit that would have allowed the Bakersfield-based company to drill new wells in an undeveloped oil field in Monterey County. It would be the first major oil and gas project since voters passed Measure Z, a land-use law banning new wells in the county.

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  4. Greenfield Union School District Board of Trustees Unanimously Pass Pesticide Safety ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Greenfield, CA - On March 8, 2018 the Board of Trustees of Greenfield Union School District voted unanimously to pass a first of its kind pesticide safety resolution. Brought to the board by member Sonia Heredia, Resolution No.

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  5. RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Indybay.org

    February 16, 2018 - Registered nurses, joined by community supporters, will hold public rallies Thursday, February 22 around California in advance of a Supreme Court hearing they say would severely jeopardize the ability of nurses who work in public health settings to advocate for safe patient care. Rallies will be held in Northern California in Martinez, Salinas, and San Mateo, and in Southern California in Escondido, Lancaster, San Bernardino, and Ventura The focus is a case called "Janus v.

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