Survey finds miminimal traces of pesticides in N.D. rivers
Published 04/22/2010, The Jamestown Sun
A five-month, statewide survey of 15 North Dakota rivers found minimal traces of four widely-used pesticides. “The 2009 testing program — the most extensive yet in North Dakota — found just the trace amounts of only these pesticides,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. “This is reassuring to people who get their drinking water from these rivers, and it is a credit to our agricultural producers and the care they use in applying these chemicals.”Word count: 294
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