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EPA asked to strengthen pesticide protections for farmworkers

EPA asked to strengthen pesticide protections for farmworkers

    WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–November 14 – Several groups that work to protect farmworkers from exposures to toxic pesticides filed a petition today with the Environmental Protection Agency to implement stronger protections for farmworkers against the hazardous health impacts of pesticides.  The petition seeks to eliminate the existing dual standard providing fewer workplace protections against pesticide exposures […]

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Kitzhaber’s Oregon Investment Act

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to get more capital into the hands of businesses to jump-start Oregon’s economy and will push for legislation to do so in the upcoming legislative session in February, he said during an interview with KATU reporter Patrick Preston Wednesday.

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Trade Agreements May Mean New Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 12, 2011 – Congressional ratification of three bilateral free-trade agreements between the United States and Korea, Colombia and Panama, as well as approval of Trade Adjustment Assistance, is welcome news for farmers and ranchers, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. “Now that Congress has approved all the components of the trade […]

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Governor’s Trade Mission to China

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