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If you're worried your soil is contaminated, get it tested

Aug. 27, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

Dampening my friend Dan's excitement about moving to a new home was one nagging fear: Before being developed for homes about 45 years ago, the site had been an orchard. Orchards are notorious for being doused repeatedly with toxic sprays. Were residues still lingering in the soil? Throughout the early part of the...