Udall, Carper Respond to EPA Withdrawing Proposal to Scrap Worker Protection Rules

Udall, Carper Respond to EPA Withdrawing Proposal to Scrap Worker Protection Rules

Senators say legally-binding certainty is needed for these critical protections for farmworkers & children

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, and U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, responded to news that the Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has withdrawn—for now—its proposal to scrap two critical worker protections, the updated Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) and Certification of Pesticide Applicators (CPA) Rule.