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Sex changes and EPA wrapped up in atrazine war

Sex changes and EPA wrapped up in atrazine war

[ 0 ] February 23, 2012

From Western FARM PRESS: Darnell the frog is the champion of the anti-atrazine crowd. Darnell is an ex-male that became partially female and got cross-wired or something to that effect. A hemaphrodite, transgendered frog with high-pitched croaks — maybe that’s a more politically correct description and about as clear as mud… …The atrazine hysteria doesn’t [...]

Demonizing Defendants

Demonizing Defendants

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012

From Belleville News Democrat via Madison/St. Clair Record: Madison County’s scientifically meritless, nearly 8-year-old atrazine lawsuit last made headlines in spring 2011 when the presiding judge backed the plaintiffs’ request to unseal arguably irrelevant internal documents of Syngenta, maker of the widely used weed killer. Those documents included a then 6-year-old memo from a Chicago [...]

Syngenta seeks summary judgment in atrazine case; Cites contradictions in plaintiffs’ claims

Syngenta seeks summary judgment in atrazine case; Cites contradictions in plaintiffs’ claims

[ 0 ] December 19, 2011

From Madison/St. Clair Record: Greenville’s city council alleges in federal court that weed killer atrazine contaminates the local reservoir but the council assures customers they can safely drink the water, according to atrazine maker Syngenta Crop Protection. Syngenta spotlighted the apparent contradiction on Nov. 30, in a motion for summary judgment against Greenville in a [...]

Kansas farming communities targeted by trial attorneys for atrazine lawsuit

Kansas farming communities targeted by trial attorneys for atrazine lawsuit

[ 0 ] July 21, 2011

From High Plains/Midwest AG Journal: Kansas – News that two Kansas agricultural communities have signed on as participants in a class action lawsuit against the maker of the farm herbicide atrazine came as both a surprise and a disappointment to the Kansas Corn Growers Association and the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. The cities of [...]