Controversial Herbicide Atrazine Will be Used Through At Least September
Farmers equate saying goodbye to atrazine to depleting Floridian agriculture. But a growing number of scientists believe atrazine, an herbicide widely used to remove weeds and promote the growth of cash-crop sugar cane, may cause cancer and birth defects in animals and humans. While the EPA met recently to review new scientific findings, "no decision has been made," says spokesman Dale Kemery.
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