EPA About-Face On Pesticide Pairing

Dec 4, 2015

The federal Environmental Protection Agency angered environmental groups with its approval of the joint use of two herbicides as one product. 

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So the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a lawsuit. 

Just recently, the EPA announced that it would reconsider its decision, asking the court to remove the registration of the product.

The joint product, Enlist Duo, combines the herbicides 2,4,D and glyphosate (Roundup), individually the targets of scientific study and environmentalist concern. 

NRDC Senior Scientist Sylvia Fallon checks in with the latest.   

 

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