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  • n. An aquatic herbicide, 1-methyl-3-phenyl-5-(α,α,α-trifluoro-m-tolyl)-4-pyridone, derived from pyridone

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Examples

  • Proponents of fluridone say application of the herbicide will rid Roseberry Creek of a majority of the invasive non-native weeds but will not harm native plant growth.

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  • Retired Judge Wallace Haralson presented a proposal from the Roseberry Rescue Group outlining the reasons the group feels the commission should accept its plan for spraying fluridone in the embayment to eradicate milfoil and hydrilla plants that have infested the area.

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  • TVA agreed to treat the area, including around private property, in June and July of 2009 as it has in past years, but the agency does not use fluridone though it does not ban the chemical's use on its waterways.

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  • Homeowners in the Spring Creek area of Marshall County provided payment for fluridone treatment of their area several years ago.

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  • The Roseberry Rescue Group, a non-profit 501C3 corporation consisting of approximately 200 homeowners and other interested parties, has suggested the use of fluridone to treat the embayment.

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  • It agreed to provide technical assistance related to state requirements for application of herbicides, including fluridone, in public waterways and to assist property owners in identifying and managing weed growth hand-held weed cutters and other environmentally sound practices.

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  • The agency stated in a letter dated Apr. 9, 2009 that the proposal for it to use fluridone for treatment "is outside the management plan and the task at hand as outlined by the Stakeholder group,"

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  • There are no swimming or fishing restrictions associated with fluridone treatment.

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  • However, this will not include fluridone treatments in Roseberry Creek.

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  • The group approached the commission in March to ask that it pay a fourth of the cost for spraying fluridone into Roseberry Creek to eradicate a hydrilla and milfoil infestation.

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