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Old 03-02-2012, 08:52 AM   #1
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Default Group sues EPA over popular weed killer

Group sues EPA over popular weed killer
February 23rd, 2012
02:26 PM ET
Post by: David Martin - CNN Medical Senior Producer

Group sues EPA over popular weed killer – - CNN.com Blogs
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The Natural Resources Defense Council filed suit Thursday against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over 2,4-D, a widely used ingredient in broad leaf weed killers.

The NRDC went to court with the agency over its alleged failure to respond to a petition calling for the EPA to stop licensing the use of 2,4-D, which was one of two ingredients in the toxic Vietnam war herbicide Agent Orange.

"It's really time to connect the dots with this chemical and be much more cautious about its use...
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