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Local Residents Not Happy About Forced Pesticide Spraying
CHARMICHAEL -- Residents in Charmichael and Fair Oaks aren’t given any choice about whether their lawns will be sprayed to fight off the Japanese beetles found in the area. The California Department of Food and Agriculture has gone as far as to get a warrant to force reluctant home owners. Ellen Sward was so intent on avoiding pesticides on the landscaping around her home, she took it out.