13 Aug '11, 7pm

EPA Stops The Sale Of DuPont's Tree-Killing Herbicide | Care2 Causes

EPA Stops The Sale Of DuPont's Tree-Killing Herbicide | Care2 Causes

Last month, Care2′s Miranda Perry reported on an herbicide that was thought to be responsible for thousands of dead and dying trees across the United States. Over 700 Care2 members signed a petition asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revoke its approval until the toxic chemical can undergo additional safety testing. Just a few weeks later, the EPA ordered the DuPont chemical company to immediately halt the sale, use and distribution of the herbicide Imprelis, citing possible violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The EPA’s order makes the herbicide illegal, and anyone who continues to sell or use Imprelis could be subject to civil or criminal penalties. Designed to eliminate broadleaf weeds like dandelion and clover, Imprelis was widely used by professional landscapers because it was thought to be environmentally...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/epa-stops-the-sale-of-duponts...

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