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Opposition LMP has called for the use of agricultural chemicals to be slashed, and it will resubmit its bill on phasing out the pesticide glyphosate. The European Union is considering what to do about the potentially carcinogenic chemical and will make a decision in October, László Lóránt Keresztes, the chairman of parliament’s sustainable development committee, told a press conference on Tuesday. He called on the government to consider prohibiting the chemical’s use nationwide, and LMP has also turned to several ministers with a request that they review a study carried out by the European Greens and the European Plant Protection Action Network (PAN Europe) showing the large presence of glyphosate in European natural waters. Glyphosate poses a risk to the environment, damaging aquatic organisms in current concentrations, according to the study.