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Exterminator uses banned pesticide

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Six families in Rutland had to move out of their homes after an exterminator used banned pesticides while spraying for bedbugs.

Chlorpyrifos can damage the nervous system and even cause development disorders. It has been banned for over a decade. The state has called the Environmental Protection Agency for help. The state has identified 262 households in Rutland County that need to be tested for the chemical.

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