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County to Kill Weeds without Using Harmful Toxins

02/26/20

Today, the County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of a policy introduced by Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Dianne Jacob to prohibit the County from using chemicals containing glyphosate, a chemical linked to rare cancers at County-owned and maintained properties. Here is Supervisor Fletcher’s reaction:  

We are taking action to protect the public and our planet from the dangers of harmful toxins like glyphosate, a chemical found in products like Roundup. I am pleased the Board supported moving forward in this effort.

Supervisor Nathan Fletcher
Supervisor, District 4
County of San Diego