Environmental Groups Unite, Send Letter of Concerns Regarding Herbicide Use in the Lake

Jul 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Water

 ….. The main ingredient in Rodeo (glyphosate) has a demonstrated toxicity to aquatic wildlife. Frogs and amphibians are particularly vulnerable due to the high permeability of their skin.

Studies conducted by the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburg have concluded that products containing glyphosate can be lethal to fish and amphibians even at low levels.

It is our position that this product should only be used as a last resort; once all non-toxic alternatives have been exhausted. …

To read more of the letter, visit: Moodus Reservoir: Environmental Groups Unite, Send Letter of Concerns Regarding Herbicide Use in the Lake – Announcements – The Haddams-Killingworth, CT Patch.

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