Category Archives: atrazine

Is A Popular Weed Killer Harming Hawaii’s Environment?

But a Civil Beat review of state records and interviews with local regulators shows Hawaii’s rivers, streams and coastal waters are not being tested for the chemical [atrazine] even though the EPA established water safety levels a decade ago and last year required states to regulate pesticides under the Clean Water Act. READ MORE
Posted in atrazine, EPA, pesticide monitoring | Comments Off on Is A Popular Weed Killer Harming Hawaii’s Environment?

Controlled chaos – Quick action limited chemical spill damage

About 25 feet under the Allentown Road bridge over Prairie Creek, small fish swam Thursday against a lazy current in knee-deep clear water. That’s because “controlled chaos” saved the creek, much of its wildlife and farm livestock for miles downstream from devastating chemical pollution only two days earlier, a state environmental official said Friday.

READ MORE

Posted in atrazine, chemical spill | Comments Off on Controlled chaos – Quick action limited chemical spill damage