Regulations on Methyl Bromide Fumigation Thrown Out by the Court

Carter, Colin A., James Chalfant, Rachael Goodhue and Tian Xia

from ARE Update Vol. 5, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2002

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Abstract

In 2001, California implemented use regulations for methyl bromide, an important agricultural fumigant. The economic costs of these regulations were significant and unevenly distributed across growers. A recent court ruling makes it unclear whether these regulations will apply in 2002.

Keywords

fumigant, methyl bromide, cost, health, grower, regulation, acreage

Citation

Carter, Colin A., James Chalfant, Rachael Goodhue and Tian Xia. "Regulations on Methyl Bromide Fumigation Thrown Out by the Court." ARE Update 5(4)(2002):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2002/5/4/regulations-on-methyl-bro/