16 Jul '11, 8am

New Herbicide Linked to Thousand of Tree Deaths | Care2 Causes

New Herbicide Linked to Thousand of Tree Deaths | Care2 Causes

A new herbicide has been linked to the deaths of thousands of trees. The DuPont-manufactured Imprelis was conditionally approved in October by the Environmental Protection Agency for use against clover, dandelion and other common weeds. The chemical, sold only to landscape professionals, has been used on countless lawns across the nation. Imprelis was believed to be an “environmentally friendly” alternative to other herbicides. According to the New York Times : Imprelis went through about 400 trials, including tests on conifers, and performed without problems, according to experts at DuPont and at the E.P.A. The agency reviewed the herbicide for 23 months before granting its conditional approval, meaning that all of the safety data was not yet in but the agency judged Imprelis to be a good product. But since Memorial Day, DuPont has received numerous complaints that Norway...

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