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Dallas Woman Claims West Nile Spray Made Her Sick

What’s worse, West Nile Virus? Or the pesticide used to kill the mosquitoes that carry it?

08/27/2012

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Aerial Spray Planes Take Off Over Dallas County

The planes took off from Executive Airport in South Oak Cliff just after 9:30 Thursday evening under perfect weather conditions.

08/16/2012

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West Nile Spraying Could Affect North Texas Bees

Ground and aerial pesticides are expected to help kill off mosquitoes carrying the dreaded West Nile Virus. But, the pesticides could also affect another important insect, one that’s vital to our food supply.

08/16/2012

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Dallas County Set To Start Aerial Spraying This Week

During a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday leaders agreed aerial spraying for the West Nile Virus should begin. County lleaders are now waiting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, the deadline given to mayors to submit their opinions on spraying in their individual cities.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2012

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West Nile Aerial Spraying Causing Concern

Aerial spraying will be the next tool put to work in North Texas’ ongoing battle with West Nile Virus infected mosquitoes. Ground spraying is scheduled in at least four North Texas cities, but it’s the pesticides dumped by planes that have some concerned.

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2012

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Environment Group Releases ‘Dirty Dozen’ Produce List

Don’t pick up that piece of fruit just yet, a Washington, D.C. based environmental group wants you to know what to look out for in the produce section.

06/14/2011