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Refusal to Spray Worsened Zika in Puerto Rico: EPA Official

Puerto Rico’s refusal to allow aerial spraying of insecticides likely worsened the Zika virus outbreak on the island, according to the EPA’s top official overseeing its Zika response efforts.

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Purdue entomologist gets USDA grant for neonicotinoid research

Purdue University entomologist Ian Kaplan and his team have received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to fund their research into the environmental, ecological and socioeconomic effects of neonicotinoid pesticide use.   Read more about Kaplan and the grant here.

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