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Pesticide study gives cause for concern, requires follow-up

By Martha Crouch and Ashley Lukens

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 24, 2014

~~<p>This past month, the state departments of Health and Agriculture released a study on pesticides in streams across the state, garnering attention from both sides of the debate surrounding pesticide disclosure by agrochemical companies in the state.</p>
<p>This is just a first step, as the study's authors readily agree. For a realistic picture of pesticides in water, monitoring must be done regularly, collecting samples throughout the year. Pesticide levels rise and fall dramatically with application schedules, rainfall and field conditions.</p>
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This past month, the state departments of Health and Agriculture released a study on pesticides in streams across the state, garnering attention from both sides of the debate surrounding pesticide disclosure by agrochemical companies in the state.

This is just a first step, as the study's authors readily agree. For a realistic picture of pesticides in water, monitoring must be done regularly, collecting samples throughout the year. Pesticide levels rise and fall dramatically with application schedules, rainfall and field conditions. Login for more...



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