Idaho Farmworkers Say They Were Hurt By Pesticides. Now, Lawmakers Could Relax Rules

Feb 11, 2020


After a group of Parma farmworkers were hospitalized last year from alleged exposure to pesticides sprayed by a crop duster, advocates demanded change.

Instead, Idaho lawmakers could slash some state rules that regulate aerial pesticide spray after a crop duster association complained of excessive oversight and regulation. Idaho Statesman reporter Nicole Foy has been following this developing story, and joins Idaho Matters to share the latest. 

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