Today’s quick hits, July 22, 2022

EPA faulted on pesticide process: The EPA’s Office of Inspector General said the agency did not follow established procedures in assessing the cancer risk of 1,3-D, one of the top three soil fumigants used in U.S. agriculture. (EPA-OIG)

OSHA urged to act on extreme heat: Heat exposure is responsible for 600 to 2,000 worker deaths a year, and farmworkers are the most vulnerable, according to a new study by a consumer advocacy group. (Public Citizen)

Monarchs listed: Monarch butterflies have been listed as endangered, the result of habitat loss, climate change, and the increased use of glyphosate, which kills milkweed, the species’ host plant. (New York Times)

No workers’ comp: Injured farmworkers in Michigan are being denied workers’ compensation wages based solely on their immigration status. (Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting)