Non-native arundo is sprayed with blue herbicide Roundup

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Title

Non-native arundo is sprayed with blue herbicide Roundup

Description

A non-native arundo stalk is sprayed with the blue herbicide Roundup by State Parks in the lower Topanga Creek bed. The health impacts of the glyphosate-based Roundup, as well as its effects on the environment, have been at the center of substantial legal and scientific controversies. In June 2020, Bayer (formerly Monsanto) agreed to pay $9.6 billion to settle tens of thousands of claims, mostly alleging that Roundup had caused cancer.

Date

2021-04-17

Source

Digital only

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Creator

Pablo Capra
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Citation

Pablo Capra, “Non-native arundo is sprayed with blue herbicide Roundup,” Topanga Historical Society Digital Archive, accessed July 21, 2024, https://topangahistoricalsociety.org/archive/document/1911.