pesticides show up in rainwater in four agricultural watersheds

posted January 3, 2016

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Image fromĀ Wikipedia.

Read this 2008 study on the University of Nebraska’s Digital Commons. The study publishes research supported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program done in 2003 and 2004, which found statistically significant levels of herbicides and insecticides in rainwater in Maryland, Indiana, Nebraska, and California. We’d like to know how these levels are changing over timeĀ as high pesticides continue to be sprayed around the country.