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Take hard look at insecticide use


    Some farm-focused groups argue that any state ban in advance of federal action would be costly. Local farmers would be forced to pour time and money into other pest-control options, giving mainland farmers still using chlorpyrifos an economic advantage.

Over the next few months, state lawmakers should take a hard look at chlorpyrifos and the scope of the proposed state and federal bans. Read more

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