In this July 30, 2018, file photo, the setting sun is reddened by smoke from a wildfire over a vineyard, in Finley, California.

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Notoriously weak labor regulations have kept farmworkers, many of them immigrants, breathing smoke from nearby wildfires as they work all along the West Coast. Many are afraid to speak up.

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In this July 30, 2018, file photo, the setting sun is reddened by smoke from a wildfire over a vineyard, in Finley, California.

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