Category Archives: EPA

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
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Aquatic Weed Killer Allowed on Cotton

The Environmental Protection Agency is allowing Arkansas cotton growers to use fluridone on cotton through 2014, to avoid an expected 25 percent crop loss from aggressive weeds resistant to glyphosate, the commonly used pesticide, according to a new regulation.
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