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Fenyvesi, Charles
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 23, p28
Reports that California authorities and the US Department of Agriculture will soon begin aerial spraying of the controversial pesticide, malathion, over large areas in the southern part of the state, barring a last-minute switch. Threat of medflies to the state's annual $18 billion agricultural crop; Gov. Pete Wilson's approval of plan; Fear of angry public reaction.


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