from the StarTribune:
“Many Minnesotans are regularly exposed to [it] in the air they breathe,” said Emily Marquez, a scientist at PAN. “Even at low levels, airborne pesticides can raise serious health concerns.”
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shares the Smiths’ concerns. It considers the fungicide — chlorothalonil — a likely carcinogen, based on animal testing, and an irritant to the skin, eyes and respiratory system. And it is extremely toxic to many forms of aquatic life.