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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Woman sues EPA over pesticide drift

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A Minnesota mom is among those suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to reevaluate potential harms of pesticide drift from farm fields and then act accordingly. Farmer and mother Bonnie Wirtz of Melrose was treated at the emergency room last year when pesticide sprayed on a nearby field drifted into her home. She said the exposure caused a severe reaction.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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