Aquatic Use of Glyphosate

Year           Area of use                    pounds active ingredient

 

1995           all aquatic use                                         (155 acres)

 

1996           private lakes use                              (152 acres)

 l996           JCP&L right of way use                (122 acres)

1996           PSE&G marsh project                         (2364 acres)

 

 l997           All use                                           (4203 acres)

1997          PSE&G marsh project                            (2212 acres)

 

l998           all aquatic use         614 acres   

l998            PSE&G Marsh   102 acres   410 pounds active ingr.

 

1999           all aquatic use      568 acres   325 gals    1463 lb. Ai.

1999           PSEG use                       374 acres   240 gals.   1078 lb.

 

2000           all aquatic use          2116 acres   1091 gals.  4358 lb.

2000           PSE&G use        663 acres     450 gals.   1800 lb

 

2001           all aquatic use   1486 acres     870 gals.    3906 lb.

2001           PSE&G use         419 acres    283 gals     1271 lb

 

2002           all aquatic use          1169 acres    698 gals      3134 lb.

2002           PSE&G use        402 acres      274.62        1233  lb

 

Total pounds of glyphosate aplied to date (May. 2003) on PSE&G properties, 16,504 pounds on 2500 acres of marsh.

 

Net result: 300-350 acres of “new” spartina

 

 

 

1999 PSEG Marsh spraying

Lower Alloways Creek   279 acres

Cohansey sites                  95 acres

 

2000 PSEG Marsh spraying

Lower Alloways Creek   533 acres

Cohansey sites …………100 acres

2001 PSEG Marsh spraying

Lower Alloways Cteek – 329 acres ( 39 ground, 290 aerial)

Cohansey sites………….. 90 acres (10 ground, 80 aerial)

 

In 2001, PSE&G eliminated 1200 acres in the Mill Creek area from herbicide applications

 

2002 PSEG Marsh Spraying

Lower Alloways Creek -  302 acres

Cohansey sites                  100 acres.

 

Rodeo is applied at 6 pints per acre.  For each gallon of Rodeo applied, the active ingredient of glyphosate per gallon is 4.49 pound.

 

(source of data:  NJ DEP Pesticide Program Aquatic Use Permits)