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New Mexico pecan growers request pesticide exception

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that New Mexico pecan growers believe their harvests are threatened by insect infestations and are...

Center for Food Safety suit addresses monarch butterfly population

A new lawsuit claims that crops genetically engineered to withstand glyphosate herbicides is responsible for the decline of monarch butterflies. As...

Maryland bill would ban products laced with neonicotinoids

The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland senate passed a bill earlier this month that would ban stores from selling products laced...

EPA issues notice of intent to cancel Flubendiamide products

Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the EPA recently announced its intent to cancel the registration of...

Oregon groups seek to ban post-logging aerial herbicide spraying and strengthen forest laws

The Register-Guard reports that organizers in Oregon hope to put a measure on the November ballot banning aerial spraying of herbicides...

Monsanto sues to keep glyphosate off list of carcinogens

Posted January 26, 2016 Monsanto filed a lawsuit against California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment seeking to keep a main...

U.S. Regulators May Recommend Glyphosate Testing, Review Soon Available

–> Posted April 22, 2014 U.S. regulators may start testing food products for residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide...

Glyphosate Possibly Linked to Cancer, WHO Report

Posted April 3, 2014 Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate the herbicide glyphosate,...

Office of Pesticide Programs Announcing December Meetings

Posted November 24, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is announcing a public meeting of the...

Wheat Growers Request Support for Pesticide Permitting Bill

Posted June 16, 2014 The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is requesting support from Members of Congress for H.R....

Tolerance Amended for Spirodiclofen Residue

Posted June 12, 2014   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amended a tolerance for residues of spirodiclofen in or on citrus...

Tolerances Established for Tricyclazole Residue

Posted June 12, 2014   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established tolerance for residues of tricyclazole in or on imported rice....

Agreement Reached to Protect Endangered Salmon from Pesticides

Posted June 6, 2014   An alliance of advocates for alternatives to pesticides, conservation organizations, and fishing groups have reached an...

APHIS Affirms Addition of Methyl Bromide Treatment

Posted June 5, 2014   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine...

EPA Extends Comment Period for Pesticide Exposure Rule

Posted May 19, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the comment period for an additional 60 days...

EPA Seeks Comments on Registration of Enlist Duo

Posted May 6, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments on its proposed decision to register Enlist...

Lawsuit over EPA’s Regulation of Bee Pesticide Proceeds

Posted April 24, 2014   A lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its regulation of “neonicotinoid” pesticides will...

EPA Orders Company to Halt Sale of Food Containers Containing Pesticide

Posted April 4, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently ordered the Pathway Investment Corp. of Englewood, New Jersey...

EPA Releases Proposed Rule for Workers Exposed to Pesticides

Posted March 21, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a proposed rule to update and revise the...

NALC Resource: Pesticides Reading Room

Posted March 14, 2014   The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...