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  • Did the BLM Spike New Mexico's ditches?

    Herbicide spread by BLM land managers on range near Malaga, N.M., has washed into the Black River, contaminating a diversion ditch and killing nearby farmers' crops and trees

  • Western wish list for Obama

    Eleven key Westerners speak with HCN about their hopes and worries for an Obama administration.

  • Leonard Felix

    Leonard Felix, in his own words, defends the safety record of the pesticides he and others aerially spray.

  • Farm workers' kids exposed to pesticides

    An EPA report reveals that some children of Washington state farm workers show elevated levels of pesticide exposure.

  • What's not on the label

    The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides wins a lawsuit requiring the EPA to divulge the "inert ingredients" of six pesticides.

  • Communities search for a safer way to kill mosquitoes

    In Colorado and elsewhere in the West, the fear of West Nile Virus brings the controversy about spraying pesticides to a boil

  • Poison in the Wind

    As suburban neighborhoods sprawl into California’s agricultural land, residents are faced with pesticide drift and other problems

  • A cheatgrass antidote - maybe

    The BLM's desire to use DuPont's pesticide Oust to kill a weed called cheatgrass provokes controversy.

  • Chemicals aren't the only answer

    The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides celebrates 20 years of activism with an anniversary conference.

  • Farmworker protection agency misrepresented

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