Atrazine controversy continues to swirl

Laws, Forrest
June 2010
Southwest Farm Press;6/3/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to persuade the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to end the use of the herbicide, atrazine, in the U.S. The report from NRDC entitled "Still Poisoning the Well" had claimed that the herbicide is held responsible for pervasive contamination of watersheds and the drinking water systems. Moreover, NRDC had announced to examine the safety record of the herbicide.


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