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Methyl Iodide Update: EPA Opens Up Public Comment Period

March 23, 2011 | 12:26 pm

Methyl Iodide Update: EPA Opens Up Public Comment Period

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Over the past couple of weeks. there have been some new developments in the controversy over methyl iodide, a fumigant used mostly in the harvesting of strawberries. Farmers say methyl iodide is critical to the state’s $2 billion strawberry industry, and California‚Äôs Department of Pesticide Regulation approved it last year. The process, however, exposed a […]

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