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USGS Study Finds Some Insecticides Widespread in Midwest Rivers

A recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) study showed that neonicotinoids, insecticides similar to nicotine, can be found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest. The study represents the first broad-scale investigation of neonicotinoid insecticides in the Midwest and one of the first conducted in the U.S. Neonicotinoid insecticides dissolve easily in water, but do not break […]

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