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updated 5:59 PM PDT, May 2, 2016

Pesticide discovered in half of US streams

STATESMAN JOURNAL: Neonicotinoid pesticides were found in half of the nation's streams.

STATESMAN JOURNAL: Neonicotinoid pesticides were found in half of the nation's streams.

Neonicotinoid pesticides show up in more than half of urban and agricultural streams sampled across the country, including one of two tested in Oregon, a U.S. Geological Survey investigation has found.

The study, conducted from 2011 to 2014 and published this week, is the first national-scale investigation of neonicotinoids in agricultural and urban settings.

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Jacob Palmer

Jacob Palmer is the former digital news editor for Oregon Business.

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