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week 2 assignment - My vote on using the pesticide...

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My vote on using the pesticide Malathion would be yes. The threat from the mosquitoes giving West Nile Viruses is greater than the possible effects of this pesticide. This pesticide has been used since 1956 and as long as it is used strictly to the product safety regulations it is not harmful to humans or to the environment around us. One of the things that people worry about is the ones who are putting out the pesticide and whether they will have any effects because of it, But as long as they wear the proper gear, gloves, aprons, gas masks, and boots, while handling this pesticide there is a minimal risk of intoxication. There is also the worry about it affecting the air, food, and the water. People are afraid that they will get a hold of some infected items. According to some studies though Malathion can only accumulate in the human body when it is used continuously and it degrades quickly in the environment especially in moist soils. This prevents the pesticide from accumulating in humans and in animals. A person or an animal can
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