EPA Approves Zequanox® for Invasive Mussel Control in Open Water

Biological product for controlling zebra and quagga mussels provides environmentally responsible alternative to potash and copper-based products for open water applications

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DAVIS, Calif., July 8, 2014 – Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) [Nasdaq: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Zequanox for open water use to combat invasive zebra and quagga mussels in lakes, rivers, recreation areas and other open bodies of water. more »

Zebra mussel-killing bacteria could help native species in the Great Lakes

Originally Published at interlochenpublicradio.org

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A treatment that kills zebra and quagga mussels could soon be available for use in lakes and rivers. It’s very effective and safe.

But it is not likely to undo much of the ecological damage done to Michigan waters by invasive mussels.

It could be good news, though, if you’re a clam.

Bacteria that kill

Quagga and zebra mussels are native to Eastern Europe and have been a disaster in the Great Lakes. more »

California Approves Marrone Bio Innovations’ Zequanox® for Invasive Mussel Control

Bio-based product for controlling zebra and quagga mussels provides environmentally responsible alternative to chlorine and other toxic chemicals

Logo_Zequanox_NOtag_rgb_R_sm_FOR_POSTINGMarrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) [NASDAQ: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management products for agriculture and water, announced today that the state of California has issued a Certificate of Pesticide Registration for Zequanox® to control invasive zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena species) in pipe systems and infrastructure. Under this registration, Zequanox can now be used as an effective, environmentally responsible alternative to toxic, broad-spectrum chemicals (such as chlorine) to treat irrigation lines and water conveyance structures, as well as cooling and process water systems of industrial and power generation facilities. more »

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