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The impacts of mosquito spraying


A program of spraying is intended to quell the mosquito population, provide relief from those biting buggers, and hopefully prevent cases of West Nile disease around the Valley.

However, the Platte Valley is a natural ecosystem where every creature fulfills a role, and trying to manipulate that ecosystem can have negative consequences, right?

Maybe not.

And what about health hazards to humans? The answer seems to be that there is no need to worry. The greatest exposure to the insecticides seems to come from household items and simple measures can be used to prevent harmful doses.


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