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  • Western wish list for Obama

    Eleven key Westerners speak with HCN about their hopes and worries for an Obama administration.

  • Poison in the Wind

    As suburban neighborhoods sprawl into California’s agricultural land, residents are faced with pesticide drift and other problems

  • Communities search for a safer way to kill mosquitoes

    In Colorado and elsewhere in the West, the fear of West Nile Virus brings the controversy about spraying pesticides to a boil

  • Salmon get a break from pesticides

    U.S. District Judge John Coughenour bans the use of 38 pesticides near streams that host endangered runs of salmon and steelhead in Washington, Oregon and California

  • The author responds

  • Misquoted on pesticides

  • Farmworker protection agency misrepresented

  • What child labor laws?

    The effects of pesticides on farmworker children are often overlooked, because children are not supposed to work in the fields in the first place

  • Connections to your kitchen

    Pesticides that endanger farmworkers are used to grow common foods like apples, potatoes and asparagus

  • Healthy workers, healthy label

    The Bailey family’s efforts to take care of its orchard workers in The Dalles, Ore., have earned it certification from The Food Alliance

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