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County health officials: Aerial spraying for mosquito larvae planned today

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Suffolk County plans aerial larvicide applications at certain salt marshes across the county today, including locations in the towns of Riverhead, Southold and Southampton.
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County plans aerial spraying for mosquito larvae today in Riverhead

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Suffolk County plans aerial larvicide applications today, May 26 at certain salt marshes across the county, including two locations on the North Fork.
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County health officials: Aerial spraying for mosquito larvae planned for May 11

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Suffolk DPW vector control will conduct low altitude, large droplet liquid application of Vectobac 12AS on Wednesday, May 11 at locations across the county, including Riverhead.
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Suffolk CloseupCounty vector control division’s use of toxic methoprene is shameful

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There is “damning evidence" of the toxicity of the chemical Suffolk County uses to kill mosquitoes. Yet a majority of the County Legislature votes each year to allow its continued use.
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County plans aerial larvicide application in local salt marshes Tuesday June 9

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Suffolk County's vector control division of the Department of Public Works is planning its first aerial pesticide of the season today, spraying two pesticides aimed at killing mosquito larvae in salt marshes in locations including some in Riverhead, Aquebogue and Flanders.
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