Reno pesticides deaths

Over 300,000 people in the USA died as a result of pesticides.


Our local water resources are testing positive for deadly pesticides as well.

Washoe County Health Department Vector Borne Division says West Nile Virus is a deadly threat to the citizens of Washoe County.

Our studies from reputable sources like the EPA, CDC and BeyondPesticides.org say something else.

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 10,000-20,000 physician-diagnosed pesticide poisonings occur each year in the Agriculture industry alone. source: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/pesticides/ 

“The total number of pesticide poisonings in the United States is estimated to be 300,000/year) (EPA, 1992).” -The incidence of cancer in the US ranges from 10,000 to 15,000 cases per year. If the incidence of cancer among Latino farm workers per year were applied to the rest of the US population, there would be 83,000 cases of cancer per year associated with pesticides. 3.

source: www.beyondpesticides.org/documents/pimentel.pesticides.2005update.pdf

Documented Pesticide Hospitalization and/or Death reports here:

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ohsep/Pages/PesticidePubs.aspx#reports

Oregon Spray Pilot Fined $10,000 for Pesticide Drift that Residents Say Poisoned Them

http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/science/science-a-environmental/54998-oregon-spray-pilot-fined-10-000-for-pesticide-drift-that-residents-say-poisoned-them.html

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