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on May 1, 2015 in World News

Disbelief over state plan to spray neurotoxin into oyster beds

Danny Westneat Disbelief over state plan to spray neurotoxin into oyster beds The state has approved plans to spray in Willapa Bay a neurotoxic pesticide that has a warning right on the bottle: “Do not apply directly to water.” What could go wrong? Section Sponsor As a retired nuclear power-plant operator, Ross Barkhurst, 70, is by no means an environmentalist. In fact he spent his career clashing with them. But even he’s shocked by what just got approved in our supposedly green Washington state: They’re going to use crop-dusting helicopters to spray into the oyster beds of Willapa Bay a… View Article

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