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Slug pellets banned (Metaldehyde)

Metaldehyde (slug pellet) and drinking water report

“In England, pesticides are the biggest reason surface drinking water protected areas are rated “at risk” of not meeting their objectives (for 122 out of total 486 drinking water areas); metaldehyde, found in molluscicide used in farming, is the primary cause of exceedances (EA, 2015a). Metaldehyde is a highly soluble, organic compound commonly used in

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