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Pesticide Usage Increasing in Central America

LADB Article ID: 54730
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1998-05-28
By: LADB Staff

Governments in Central America have moved slowly to curb the illegal or excessive use of pesticides that are harmful to public health and the environment. A 1997 suit against companies that sold an illegal pesticide in Honduras has not ended the problem. In Honduras and other countries, evidence mounts that banned chemicals are still readily available.

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