Pesticide bill, diluted to a study, passes Washington Legislature

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OLYMPIA — Pesticide legislation that Washington lawmakers recently passed only faintly resembles the bill that unnerved farmers in January.

Senate Bill 6529 no longer requires growers to notify the state Health Department at least four business days before spraying. Gone is also a mandate to file monthly public reports on chemical use.

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