Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, in spite of federal legislation prohibiting it.  |  Michael Raine photo

French mayors ban glyphosate, defying government

RENNES, France, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial herbicide’s continued use for now. In 2017, President Emmanuel Macron had pledged to ban glyphosate in France within three years, rejecting a European Union […] Read more