LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - DuPont, the manufacturer of a herbicide known as Imprelis, is responding to several recent complaints about its product.
Coyote Crossing Golf Course in West Lafayette, Indiana said dozens of trees on its property are dying and they blame the weed-killing Imprelis. Dupont issued a letter to Coyote Crossing, along with other "turf management officials" saying they are aware of the complaints and they are investigating.
Shane Wiest, general manager of the Coyote Crossing Golf Course told NewsChannel 18 Friday the golf course is also working with the Office of the Indiana State Chemist.
Purdue University recently issued a news release regarding Imprelis, which advised lawn care professionals not to use the herbicide. The release said 22 states, including Indiana, have reported damage possibly associated with Imprelis so far. The entire news release is posted on the Purdue University website .
Attorneys Mark Fryman Jr. and Andrew Miller with Star, Austen and Miller in Logansport, are working on a class action lawsuit. Fryman told NewsChannel 18 the firm has information on its website for those who think their trees may have been damaged by Imprelis.
DuPont has also set up a website , called Imprelis Facts, for more information.
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