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Moncton mayor wants glyphosate spraying stopped near Turtle Creek

Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold wants the province to stop spraying the controversial herbicide glyphosate near the Turtle Creek reservoir.

J. D. Irving plans to apply the herbicide to some areas in the Turtle Creek watershed, which provides drinking water to 100,000 residents.

In her letter to the province, Arnold states that current regulations restricts aerial herbicide application within 3.2 kilometres from the point of extraction of any municipal surface water drinking supply. | READ MORE


August 28, 2017
By CBC News