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Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island to spray for sand fleas, mosquitos

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PARRIS ISLAND (WTOC) -

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island has scheduled aerial spraying during the week of May 5-8 in an effort to control sand flea and mosquito populations.

Spray activities will occur approximately two hours before sundown, weather permitting.

The insecticides being used present no threat to humans, plants or animals and are approved by the EPA.

Beekeepers within a five mile radius are urged to keep hives covered.

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