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Report: Pesticide Drift in MN

Crop Duster spray

This report presents the results of monitoring for airborne pesticides conducted between June 2006 and August 2009 in central Minnesota. Overall, the results of the study indicate that for several months each summer, central Minnesota residents in potato-growing areas are regularly exposed to low to moderate levels of the commonly used fungicide chlorothalonil in air.

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