Chesapeake PSR

Toxics and Health

Time to revisit atrazine

Toxics and HealthTimothy WhitehouseComment

The pesticide atrazine likely harms most species of plants and animals, including mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, the U.S. EPA recently concluded. Atrazine is also known to harm human health. Leading up to the 2017 legislative session, Chesapeake PSR will work with experts to better understand the extent of the problem in Maryland, and to consider possible legislative responses.