19 Jul '11, 10pm

Green: DuPont Is Sued Over New Herbicide

Andrew Spear for The New York Times A Norwegian spruce in Columbus, Ohio. Its owners said that it began to wither after Imprelis, an herbicide manufactured by Dupont, was applied to their lawn. A Pennsylvania homeowner and an Indiana golf course company have filed a class-action lawsuit against DuPont charging that the chemical giant was either negligent or reckless in putting a new weedkiller on the market. The suit, filed on Monday in United States District Court for the District of Delaware, asserts that the high-profile herbicide, Imprelis, is killing trees, shrubs and ornamental plants across the country. A similar lawsuit was filed on Friday against Dupont by a golf club in Michigan that has reported thousands of dead and dying trees on its properties. As The Times reported last week , Imprelis, which received conditional approval from the Environmental Protection Ag...

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