Popular Herbicide Blamed in Tree Deaths

Popular herbicide? How plant killer can be popular and considered eco-friendly??? Sadly it can, and it is in agriculture!
But anyway, I’m strong advocate of natural and healthy living and wouldn’t use such thing on my grounds, so anyone who is using such should take full responsibility on it self, regardless of who made it and what does it say on the tin.
American way is to sue and blame everyone but not themselves. I think the Michigan-based Polo Fields Golf & Country Club should now be sorry for using toxic chemicals in the first place, it is THEIR OWN fault ONLY.
Also, claims made by DuPont and the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) that some plant-killing chemical is ‘safe’ to anything is ridiculous and illogical. It would be beneficial to all of us to ignore them both and not use herbicides, pesticides and the like never ever again. It is my opinion, yours might be different.

 

Here is an article discussing those issues

Published by Green Answers on Sunday 17 July 2011 by Paulina Perlin
 
Originally considered an eco-friendly alternative to other landscaping products, recently approved and commonly used herbicide Imprelis has been pinned as the prime suspect in the deaths of thousands of eastern white pines and Norway spruces, among other trees, across America.

 

A product of DuPont, an international company that claims to create sustainable solutions, Imprelis emerged in the market this year, after being conditionally approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last October. Accounts of dying trees came months later, with a cluster of reports surfacing around Memorial Day.

In response to the deaths,…


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