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  • noun A nonselective herbicide used for the control of a broad range of weeds.

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  • For nearly a year, residents on both sides of the Rio Grande have protested the plan because of concerns about the long-term effects of the herbicide-known as imazapyr-on the environment and the region's sole water source.

    The Texas Observer: In the Current Issue

  • As well, imazapyr stays in the soil for at least two years.

    AboutMyPlanet.com

  • Studies on the effects of imazapyr to macroinvertebrate communities did not yield effects. 4 This chemical is not expected to have impacts to salmon species.

    South Texas Chisme

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said there is "reasonable certainty of no harm from aggregate exposure to imazapyr residues."

    CNN.com

  • Army Corps of Engineers settled on imazapyr for the test project, Prichard said.

    CNN.com

  • The EPA reports that the half-life of imazapyr is 17 months. 3 If applied to soil, imazapyr is expected to have very high mobility and thus is likely to contaminate water.

    South Texas Chisme

  • Studies have detected imazapyr in surface as well as groundwater.

    TreeHugger

  • If applied to soil, imazapyr is expected to have very high mobility and thus is likely to contaminate water.

    TreeHugger

  • Studies have detected imazapyr in surface as well as groundwater.

    South Texas Chisme

  • Johnson-Castro of the Rio Grande International Study Center said the concerns of Nuevo Laredo citizens are warranted because the effects of such widespread use of imazapyr are unclear.

    CNN.com

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