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  • How the amount of fish you eat impacts water quality

    How the amount of fish you eat impacts water quality

    Idaho is updating its standards for water pollutants based on how much fish residents eat.

  • Farming's Toxic Legacy

    Farming's Toxic Legacy

    Long-banned pesticides linger in the soils of neighborhoods built on former agricultural land in central Washington.

  • Backyard poisons?

    Backyard poisons?

    Soil samples from the yards of two Yakima families showed intriguing but not always comforting results.

  • What lies beneath

    What lies beneath

    When pesticide chemicals were found underneath the houses of Barber Orchard, N.C., it aroused fears nationwide about the risks of building on former agricultural land.

  • 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

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