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  • 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.

  • Toxic chemical creeping toward Colorado River

    Chromium 6 is moving from the California desert toward the Colorado River, and officials fear it might contaminate the drinking water supply of 20 million people

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