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Mosquito spraying causes lasting harm to waterways

To the editor: Detectable levels of a pesticide-borne chemical classified as a possible carcinogen have been found in Massachusetts water bodies, including drinking water sources, following aerial sprayings this summer, according to a state report posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).  While not spraying directly above water bodies, state officials allowed applicators