Government Scientists Say A Controversial Pesticide Is Killing Endangered Salmon

Government Scientists Say A Controversial Pesticide Is Killing Endangered Salmon

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Sockeye salmon swim to spawning grounds.

The insecticide chlorpyrifos, already under attack for its risk to small children, may be killing salmon as well. The National Marine Fisheries Service is recommending restrictions on its use.

(Image credit: Thomas Kline/Getty Images/First Light)

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