Posts Tagged ‘ Glyphosate ’

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

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

The letter reads in part: “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.” Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this story from the Haddams-Killingworth Patch.

Petition to Stop Glyphosate treatment across from Town Beach and Dog Park

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

According to the EPA, “Glyphosate has the potential to cause…kidney damage, reproductive effects” AND the “EPA has found glyphosate to potentially cause… congestion of the lungs; increased breathing rate.”

DEEP OK’s Herbicide Treatment in Lower Moodus Reservoir — Huh?

Jul 9th, 2013 | By

One East Haddam resident isn’t as convinced about the safety of the herbicide particularly since it includes a surfactant. The resident cited the research of Rick A. Relyea, of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, who found that “many common surfactants are lethal to fish and frogs.”