Alberta to prohibit "weed-and-feed" lawn-care products

11/14/2008 | Edmonton Journal (Alberta), The

The Canadian province of Alberta plans to ban the sale of "weed-and-feed" lawn-care products because of a chemical in the combination of herbicide and fertilizer. The ban goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2010. "This is a simple measure that Albertans can take to curb the amount of chemicals entering our water," said Rob Renner, environment minister.

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