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the detection of these pesticides in groundwater suggests that chemicals are getting into groundwater that is being used for drinking purposes.
Published reports on the detection of trace amounts of several pesticides in groundwater can be found in the scientific literature, and community concerns about the use of pesticides and their detrimental effect on health has been growing (Vighi and Funari 1995).
Senator Larry Pogemiller (SD 59), chief author of SF 3262, told the committee that the bill reinforces the twelve-year-old Groundwater Protection Act by directing the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to increase groundwater monitoring for pesticides and to transfer data review and determination of magnitude of pesticides in groundwater to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).