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Photo: istock related articles By Dan Shapley Maryland has become the latest state to ban the use of phosphorus in lawn fertilizers and limit the concentration of nitrogen. Other states with similar laws include Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida, New York and New Jersey, and the list is growing. The aim is to protect water quality, since excess nutrients from lawn fertilization is a major source of pollution , but one that's difficult to control since it comes from so many different sources across the cities and suburbs of America. While you might not think of your quarter acre as a source of pollution, grass -- spread out over countless patches of individually-owned yards -- is actually the largest crop in many parts of the country. In Maryland, for instance, there are 1.3 million acres of turf , according to Environment Maryland, and 1.5 million acres in other forms of agricu...

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