DuPont may stop selling herbicide linked to tree damage

    DuPont admitted last week its new herbicide has damaged spruce and pine trees, and now the company may stop selling it.

    The company is facing a handful of lawsuits form various parts of the country from property owners who say Imprelis has damaged their trees. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a letter to the company, the Wilmington News Journal reports, calling the product’s label language “inadequate” to protect plants not intended for Imprelis use.

    DuPont says it’s working with the EPA to determine the next step, which could a voluntary suspension of Imprelis with a return and refund program.

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