Sunday, August 14, 2011

EPA ORDERS HALT TO SALES OF IMPRELIS HERBICIDE

HAT TIP: Rense.com http://www.rense.com/

MAJIA HERE: I posted on this herbicide a couple of weeks ago.

I'm thankful that the EPA is actually taking action.

Washington, DC - August 11, 2011) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued an order to E.I. DuPont de Nemours (DuPont) directing the company to immediately halt the sale, use or distribution of Imprelis, an herbicide marketed to control weeds, vines and certain grasses in recreational areas such as golf courses and commercial properties such as sod farms. The order follows EPA’s investigation into why a large number of evergreens and other trees have been harmed following the use of the herbicide.

EPA issued a Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order (SSURO) to the E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) for potential violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and ordered DuPont to immediately cease the distribution, sale, use or removal of Imprelis Herbicide products under its ownership, control, or custody. ...




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