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UofM_Atrazine Runoff

University of Missouri Students Investigate Atrazine Runoff

[ 0 ] November 20, 2012

From High Plains / Midwest Ag Journal: University of Missouri undergraduates, working with faculty from the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, investigated whether working the herbicide atrazine into crop soils would reduce runoff that could make its way into drinking water systems. Current regulations require that drinking water contain no more than […]

Madison County Record Commentary on Atrazine Court Settlement

Madison County Record Commentary on Atrazine Court Settlement

[ 0 ] November 1, 2012

From Madison/St. Clair Record: For once, we agree with Stephen Tillery. The settlement that he browbeat Syngenta Corp. into accepting — to make him go away and put an end to eight years of legal haggling — is “more than fair…” Tillery filed suit against Syngenta in Madison County Circuit Court in 2004, alleging that […]

European Journal of Cancer Prevention

Report finds no causal association between atrazine and cancer

[ 0 ] September 6, 2012

Abstract from the European Journal of Cancer Prevention: …We reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency and Panel reports in the context of all the epidemiologic studies on the specific cancers of interest. A weight-of-evidence approach leads to the conclusion that there is no causal association between atrazine and cancer and that occasional positive results can be […]

Atrazine Settlement Statement

Atrazine Settlement Statement

[ 0 ] August 1, 2012

From Syngenta Crop Protection: This settlement ends the business uncertainty and expense of protracted litigation surrounding this critical product that has been the backbone of weed control for more than 50 years. It allows farmers to continue to realize the benefits of atrazine to agriculture, the economy, and the environment. The scientific facts continue to […]