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Endocrine Society Implores USGS to Reinstate Pesticide Use Estimates

May 15, 2023

Dear Secretary Haaland and Director Applegate:

"We write to you on behalf of the 123 public health, farmworker, environmental justice, conservation and science-based organizations to express our serious concern that the United States Geological Survey (“USGS”) is adhering to a previous directive that has fundamentally undermined and may ultimately terminate the National Pesticide Use Map database – one of the most vital tools for monitoring pesticide use and estimating water pollution nationwide."


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