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Ogunquit Voters Reject Ban on Chemical Fertilizers
06/12/2013 10:37 AM ET  

Had the measure passed, Ogunquit would have been the first Maine municipality to ban to enact an outright ban on chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.

OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) _ Residents in the southern Maine town of Ogunquit have rejected a ballot question that would have banned the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides in town.

Voters on Tuesday rejected the proposal by a vote of 183 to 173.

Had the measure passed, Ogunquit would have been the first Maine municipality to ban to enact an outright ban.


 

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