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CurbedWire: Apple Moth Spray Showdown Canceled

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SAN FRANCSICO—

This just in: The CA Department of Food and Agriculture has officially called off the highly controversial aerial hose-down intended to eradicate the light brown apple moth. Says city attorney Dennis Herrera: "The state's aerial spray program has been a dead man walking since April, when a Santa Cruz Superior Court ruled that an environmental impact report was required to fully assess potential human health risks. So, I'm glad CDFA appears to have accepted the inevitable. [CurbedWire Inbox]