The U.S. is still using many pesticides that are banned in other countries

Most phased-out chemicals in the nation are discontinued by industry, not the EPA

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PERSISTANT PESTICIDES  The United States is lagging behind other agricultural nations in banning potentially harmful pesticides, such as chloropicrin, a study suggests.

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