Trump has okayed a pesticide that terrifies these families
Original story at Mother Jones• 12 mentions • 6 months ago
Mother Jones 6 months ago
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A white cloud of pesticides had drifted into Fidelia Morales's back yard, coating her children's swing set. The 40-year-old mother of five gestured toward the citrus groves that surround her house in California's Central Valley as she recounted when an air blast sprayer sent chemicals floating onto her property last year – landing on her family's red and blue jungle gym. "We know this is dangerous for the kids, but what are we supposed to do?" she said on a recent ...