EPA Denies Texas Emergency Weedkiller Request
Federal regulators denied Texas farmers' push to use a powerful herbicide against an invasive "super weed" threating to strangle cotton crops.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cited risks to drinking water and other hazards in its refusal of state officials' emergency request to allow the farmers to use Milo-Pro. The herbicide includes the propazine, a restricted product that requires a license to purchase and use.
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