Comments for: Let Maine farmers opt out of pesticide spraying

Posted March 12, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.
Last modified March 13, 2013, at 4:27 p.m.

Last fall the national whistle-blower organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility warned that aerial spraying for mosquito control is futile. Specifically, the group challenged claims made by Massachusetts officials that the state’s July pesticide blitz in 21 communities against eastern equine encephalitis had reduced vector populations by 60 percent. PEER’s …

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