Country Club Will Not Use Controversial Chemical

Chevy Chase Country Club will not use methyl bromide

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    Chevy Chase Club neighbors organizing

    The Chevy Chase Country Club will not use not use a toxic chemical on its golf course, the Washington Post reported.

    Neighbors in Montgomery County were upset The Chevy Chase Country Club was planning to use methyl bromide to kill weeds.
    Hundreds of homeowners signed a petition to stop its use and it worked.
    The chemical can cause health problems like headaches, dizziness and lung damage.
    The EPA reports it also contributes to the destruction of the Earth's ozone layer.

    Golf Club Chemical Controversy

    [DC] Golf Club Chemical Controversy
    The Chevy Chase Club has asked for permission to use a controversial chemical spray to kill weeds on its golf course. Shomari Stone reports. (Published Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011)