Farmworkers are particularly vulnerable to the extreme heat that’s affected so many areas of the country including the Midwest. But the push for a federal heat protection policy is slow.
Eva Tesfaye of Harvest Public Media reports.
Monica Cordero of Investigate Midwest, a collaboration between Harvest Public Media, Investigate Midwest and the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, contributed this story.
This segment aired on September 7, 2023.