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County supervisors ban most roadside herbicide spraying

Original post made on May 11, 2012

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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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.