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Farm Chemical Debate Returns to Capitol

Proponents of an Atrazine ban made their case to a House committee in St Paul on Wednesday. They blame the popular weed killer for abnormalities in amphibians and fish.

The Environmental Protection Agency recertified Atrazine for use on farms in 2006, deeming that the chemical as commonly applied poses no threat to human health. But that hasn't ended the debate over the herbicide's long-term effects on wildlife and humans. [...]