PESTICIDES: EPA extends comment period on farmworker-protection rules Amanda Peterka, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 U.S. EPA has extended the comment period on proposed new safety rules for farmworkers who handle and apply pesticides. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.