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Over-Regulation Fever At The White House

[ 0 ] February 10, 2012

From Jon Entine via Forbes: Don’t drink tap water. Beware the coming environmental apocalypse. It’s election season, and s are turning up the heat on the Environmental Protection Agency. Will the Obama Administration buckle in this über-political time and give in to alarmism? The target du jour is atrazine, the American farmer’s most popular weed […]

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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 […]

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Growers support continued atrazine use

[ 0 ] October 6, 2009

From Brownfield Ag News For America: Corn and sorghum growers say they need the popular herbicide atrazine to enhance other weed killing chemistry. Atrazine, on the market now for a half-century, has come under fire from researchers and activists who say it gets into surface water and affects fish and frogs. Kansas corn grower Ken […]