EPA and environmentalists are asking a federal district court to quickly decide advocates’ suit challenging EPA’s exemption of neonicotinoid treated seeds from pesticide law, with environmentalists filing a motion for summary judgment calling the failure to regulate unlawful while EPA says the decision echoes past interpretations.
SFM] California State Organic Program Approved for Continued Operation as a State Organic Program by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service National Organic Program (NOP) – AMS notes that the “… State Organic Programs provide the opportunity for a state to oversee organic production and handling operations within its state. California[…]Read More »
Pesticide industry officials and environmentalists are waging competing claims over the public health risks from the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate in comments to a delayed EPA Science Advisory Panel (SAP), highlighting the challenge the panel faces in its pending work to assess evidence on the substance’s risks. Read moreRead More »