New pesticide protections issued for farm workers

3 NEWS. KELLIE: THE NEW GUIDELINES FROM THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY COME IN THE MIDDLE OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. GULSTAN: IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 10,000 T0 20,000 FARMWORKERS ARE DIAGNOSED WITH PESTICIDE POISONING YEARLY. NOW, THERE’S NEW PESTICIDE PROTECTIONS FOR THE TWO MILLION PEOPLE WHO PLANT AND HARVEST OUR FOOD. KCRA3’S MELINDA MEZA IS […]

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Newsom administration moves to ban chlorpyrifos pesticide, allocates $5.7 million for alternatives

ROOM BECAUSE HE KIND OF TRIED TO MAKE SURE EVERYTHING WAS WITHIN REASONABLE PARAMETERS, I DON’T KNOW WHAT HAPPENS THIS YEAR, IT’S GOING TO BE INTERESTING TO SEE.” IN SACRAMENTO, ASHLEY ZAVALA 17 NEWS. JIM: THE GOVERNOR’S REVISED BUDGET IS EXPECTED TO HAVE AN IMPACT LOCALLY, ESPECIALLY ON OUR AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY. GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCED […]

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Disappearing Insects Promotes Use Of Natural Pesticides

THE TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE COMPANY OVER ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS. BUGS ALL OVER THE WORLD ARE DISAPPEARING. A NEW STUDY SAYS TOXIC PESTICIDES ARE CRUMBLING OUR ECOSYSTEM, LEADING TO THE DECLINE OF 41% OF THE WORLD’S INSECTS. WE’RE GETTING ANSWERS ABOUT WHAT’S HAPPENING IN DAVIS TO REVERSE THIS TREND. Reporter: THESE […]

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Dangerous Pesticides Prompt Fight Against Illegal Pot Grows

HATEFUL ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES, UPDATING CURRICULUM TO MAKE IT MORE RELEVANT. NEW ATTACK ON ILLEGAL POT FARMS THAT ARE POISONING THE ENVIRONMENT KILLING ANIMALS AND NOW POSSIBLY POISONING HUMANS. GOING FROM PRISTINE TO BEING KILLING ZONES. Reporter: U.S. FOREST SERVICE SAYS EVERY YEAR ACRES AND ACRES OF MARIJUANA ARE ILLEGALLY PLANTED ON LAND. WE HAVE […]

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