Poisons on the Wind

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In the spring of 2006, farm worker community members tested the air at two different locations in the Yakima Valley with the assistance of the Farm Worker Pesticide Project (FWPP) and Pesticide Action Network (PAN). We tested for dangerous levels of chlorpyrifos, the key ingredient in the insecticide Lorsban, which is widely used in apple, cherry and pear orchards.

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