International Treaty Bans Pentachlorophenal, U.S. Continues Use on Utility Poles and Railroad Ties

Beyond Pesticides, May 18, 2015

Switzerland triggered the voting procedure – the first in the history of the convention. Ninety-four countries voted in favor of global prohibition of pentachlorophenol; two opposed; and eight countries abstained.

http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=15659
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Arty turns 11 this summer.