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News - March 21, 2012

County supervisors ban most roadside herbicide spraying

by Barbara Wood

County residents who have been trying since 2006 to convince San Mateo County supervisors to find non-chemical ways to kill weeds were celebrating on March 13 after the supervisors voted to end roadside broadcast herbicide spraying.

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Comments

Posted by Carr, a resident of another community
on May 11, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Hooray for the heroic move by the Board of Supervisors! As one who was chemically injured by a "routine" pesticide application at my office, I can personally attest to the fact that a lot of these supposedly "safe" chemicals are anything but.