Council to consider Roundup ban

Veteran Marion councillor Bruce Hull needs the use of glyphosate – bought commercially as Roundup – outlawed because of to the possibility of it seeping into waterways and impacting flora and fauna.

Some interstate councils have previously banned the use of Roundup amid escalating fears it brings about cancer, together with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer and leukaemia.

“You possibly get it or you really do not about the fears all around the earth about the use of this individual chemical,” Cr Hull explained to Marion’s most-new conference.

“There must be superior means of undertaking it in our community now there must be superior systems.

“The weeds will be sprayed and then die but will keep on being … and we have continue to obtained the visible plight of the weed in the road.”

A report mentioned the use of glyphosate cost the council $150,000 on a yearly basis.

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