The West Seattle Golf Course is one of four public golf courses the city treats with Tier 1 pesticides, which are considered of highest concern. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times)
The West Seattle Golf Course is one of four public golf courses the city treats with Tier 1 pesticides, which are considered of highest concern. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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Seattle’s pesticide phaseout lags: Potentially harmful products used in parks

Despite the city’s commitment to lower its use of pesticides, Seattle continues to apply thousands of gallons of pesticides to its parks and golf courses each year. And some parks the city branded “pesticide-free” have been treated with pesticides as recently as this spring.  VIEW Updated

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