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From BBQ to K2, a Slice of the City in 10 Bronx Parks

Play and prayer. Tension and friendship. Celebration and complaint. All were on display when we dispatched a team of reporters to take the city's temperature on a particular day in several Bronx parks.

Anvil 10+10, the insecticide used in the annual West Nile Virus spraying, contains piperonyl butoxide, which is listed as a possible human carcinogen by the EPA.

City Still Using Pesticides Despite 2005 Law Banning Them

A city law bans the use of pesticides linked to cancer, but exemptions and waivers mean thousands of pounds of such chemicals are still used. Assessing the health risks and trade-offs when battling something like mosquito-borne West Nile Virus is not simple.