Lawn care vs. City Hall

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dylan, Feb 22, 2000.

  1. dylan

    dylan Member
    Messages: 276

    Check the Ottawa Citizen Tues Feb 22, 2000.<br>There is a supreme court case going on right now that will decide whether municipalities can ban garden and lawn pesticides.<br>Two companies; Chemlawn and Spraytech have challenged the legality of a pesticide ban introduced in 1991 by the town of Hudson, Quebec.<br>Ottawa, Halifax and Calgary are also considering restricting pesticide use, while the towns of Chelsea and Dundas, Ont, already have.<br>That is some food for thought.<br><p>----------<br>Dylan<br>E Ontario
  2. cutntrim

    cutntrim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    Dylan,<p>Don't tell me things like that. What I don't know can't hurt me :). Along a similar line of thought, chemists are working on a commercially viable strain of grass which will only need to be mowed a couple of times a season. Scary stuff.<p>----------<br>Dave in S.Ontario<br>

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