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EBR Mosquito Abatement set for aerial spraying Thursday night

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito Abatement will be doing some aerial spraying in certain parts of the parish Thursday night.

The aerial mosquito spraying will be conducted in Baker, North Baton Rouge and Perkins Road down to Kenilworth.

According to the department's website, the planes fly 250 to 300 feet high when spraying Naled, an organophosphate insecticide that has been used for decades in mosquito control. 

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