Country Club Will Not Use Controversial Chemical
Chevy Chase Country Club will not use methyl bromide
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.