Duke changing mosquito control program

  
WSIC File Photo
WSIC File Photo

WE’RE GETTING CLARIFICATION FROM DUKE ENERGY ON THE FATE OF ITS MOSQUITO PROGRAM…DUKE SPOKESPERSON KIM CRAWFORD…

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(AUDIO) “WE’RE GOING TO RE-FOCUS OUR RESOURCES ON MOSQUITO EDUCATION EFFORTS ACROSS OUR ENTIRE SERVICE AREA AND THE CAROLINAS. THAT WAY WE CAN LEVERAGE OUR RESOURCES MORE BROADLY.”

CRAWFORD ON CONCERNS ABOUT MOSQUITO CONTROL…

(AUDIO) “THE ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO, WHICH IS THE ONLY ONE IN THE CAROLINAS THAT IS KNOWN TO TRANSMIT ZIKA, IT’S A CONTAINER BREEDER. SO, IT’S NOT GOING TO BE FOUND OUT ON THE LAKE. IT’S MORE LIKELY TO BE FOUND IN SOMEONE’S BACK-YARD.”

CRAWFORD SAYS THAT’S WHY THEY’RE FOCUSING ON EDUCATION.

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