TAG: phosphorus fertilizer ban

Illinois village considers ban on phosphorus fertilizers

July 2, 2015By

Officials in Mundelein, Ill., are considering enacting a ban on fertilizers containing phosphorus, according to the Daily Herald. Other cities in Illinois, including Libertyville, Lindenhurst, Antioch and other suburbs, have already banned the nutrient. In 2010, Illinois banned lawn care companies from using fertilizers with phosphorous on residential lawns. The state also limits the amount of phosphorous in cleaning agents,... read more

Wisconsin phosphorus fertilizer ban goes into effect

April 2, 2010By

MADISON, WI — Beginning April 1, 2010, fertilizer that is labeled as containing phosphorus or available phosphate cannot be applied to lawns or turf in Wisconsin unless the fertilizer application qualifies under certain exemptions. Governor Doyle in April 2009, signed the law, 2009 Wisconsin Act 9, which modified Chapter 94, Wisconsin Statutes. The intent of the law is to provide... read more