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This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.
For office buildings, the high volumes of traffic create a special challenge, since many areas can harbor bedbugs including cubicles, employee lockers, break rooms, and electronic equipment.
The federal agency is involved in activities to assist in managing the bedbug problem.
According to the EPA, bedbugs are no laughing matter; in fact, they're serious enough for the EPA to hold its first ever National Bed Bug Summit (April 14-15, 2009) in the DC metro area.