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EPA Takes Another Look at Pesticide

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will take another look at safety issues surrounding methyl iodide, a pesticide California regulators are in the process of approving. Strawberry growers consider the chemical crucial for their success, but scientists retained by the state say it's only safe at extremely low exposure levels. Host Erika Kelly talks to KQED's Amy Standen about why the EPA is acting now.

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