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Every Breath You Take

Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Every Breath You Take

Airborne Pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley

View and Download the report here: Every Breathe You Take

Independent scientific monitoring by the Environmental Working Group found dangerously high concentrations of a partially banned pesticide in the air San Joaquin Valley residents breathe. One-third of ambient air monitoring samples detected the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which the federal government has recently banned for home use as unsafe for children but remains the most widely used agricultural insecticide in California.

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