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Fremont set to oppose apple moth spraying

By Matt Artz
Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 at 8:09 am in Fremont.

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On Tuesday, Fremont is set to join other Alameda County cities in opposing the states plan to eradicate the light brown apple moth, a recent immigrant from Australia that is a big threat to the region’s agriculture industry.

However, the Alameda County Conference of Mayors thinks spraying could be a big threat to public health, so many cities in the county — Fremont looks to be the latest — are on record opposing the spraying that is scheduled to start later this year.

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