EPA bans sale of Dupont herbicide Imprelis

Controversial Herbicide is available and in use in Barbados

Thousands of complaints of unintentional tree kills

Damage into millions of dollars

If you have any Dupont Imprelis you might want to think twice before using it as the US Environmental Protection Agency EPA just banned the herbicide because it’s killing trees by the thousands.

Apparently the newly launched “environmentally friendly” weed killer isn’t so friendly with trees and shrubs.

Now here’s the question: If you don’t want to use your remaining herbicide, what should you do with it?

Any suggestions from the cheap seats? How about from our own Environment Ministry?

Further Reading

Miami Herald: EPA yanks tree-killing herbicide Imprelis off market

Our thanks for the tip from BFP reader Kammie Holder


Filed under Agriculture, Barbados, Consumer Issues, Environment

2 responses to “EPA bans sale of Dupont herbicide Imprelis

  1. Anonymous

    And what about MALATHION???

  2. 157

    Wrong Ministry contact Ministry of Agriculture