National Wildlife Refuges Contaminated with Thousands of Pounds of Toxic Pesticides

Posted on May 15, 2018 |

From: Beyond Pesticides

"According to a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), hundreds of thousands of pounds of pesticides are sprayed on lands that are designated as refuges for wildlife and protected under U.S. law. Approximately 490,000 pounds of pesticides have been sprayed on crops grown in national wildlife refuges in 2016 alone."

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