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Methyl Bromide Exemptions Issued

12:05 PM MDT | July 30, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

EPA has issued the 2007 “critical use” exemptions to the ban on methyl bromide, which will be used by strawberry and tomato growers, as well as for commodity fumigation. EPA will authorize production and use of 6,200 m.t. for next year, about 24% of 1991 U.S. baseline levels. The 1987 Montreal Protocol, an international treaty for phasing out ozone-depleting chemicals, allows that critical use exemptions be given where there are no technically and economically feasible alternatives to methyl bromide. Environmental group Natural Resources Defense...

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