A couple of burrowing shrimp from the mud in Willapa Bay near Tokeland, Washington. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

A couple of burrowing shrimp from the mud in Willapa Bay near Tokeland, Washington. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

State denies oyster growers’ request to use pesticide

The pesticide would have too great an impact on other wildlife and the environment, regulators say.

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