Weed Killer Poisoning Texas Water

nytimes-water_subgraphic1Altrazine is the key chemical in weed killers. As this NYTimes chart shows, 31% of the population or around 8,000,000 people in Texas are exposed to the chemical, the highest numbers of any state. New research by the Times shows that EPA standards set years ago to set the safe percentage of altrazine a human can drink may be dangerously low.

Jane McGarry, take it from here.

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