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Grayland Cranberry Growers Get Pesticides Out of Water and Reduce Costs
In 1996, cranberry growers were un a difficult position when water samples showed high levels of pesticides in Grayland Ditch. The local cranberry economy was so fragile that most growers couldn't afford to install new best management practices. In order to address the economic and social concerns, as well as water quality, the Washington Department of Ecology decided to try a non-regulatory, direct-implementation approach.
(Clean-up water pollution)
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