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Simazine is a chlorotriazine herbicide.

Pollution of Waterways

According to a 1999 U.S. Geological Survey publication, simazine was among the top herbicides found in streams and shallow groundwater in urban areas.[1] At the time, simazine was one of the top 25 herbicides used nationally in the United States in agriculture.

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  1. Different pesticides dominate in different land-use areas, U.S. Geological Survey, Circular 1225, Accessed September 29, 2011.

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