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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...

Groups Sue EPA over Pesticide Disclosure

Posted March 11, 2014   Three environmental and public health groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last...

EPA Proposes Changes to Agricultural Worker Protection Standard

Posted February 26, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced proposed changes to the agricultural Worker Protection Standard...

Biotech Companies Sue Kauai County over GMO Disclosure Law

Posted January 16, 2014   Agricultural biotechnology companies, Dow, Syngenta, BASF, and DuPont Pioneer, have filed a lawsuit to block the...

USDA Seeks Comments on Deregulation of New Herbicide Resistant Seeds

Posted January 8, 2014   Last week, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recommended the deregulation of genetically engineered...

Hawaiian Islands Move to Limit GMO Crops and Pesticides

Posted December 9, 2013   The Hawaiian island of Maui will consider a bill that would require companies to disclose when...

Kauai Mayor Vetoes GMO, Pesticide Disclosure Bill

Posted November 7, 2013   The mayor of Kauai, Hawaii, Bernard Carvalho Jr., recently announced his decision to veto Bill 2491,...

Maine Bill to Stop the Use of Certain Pesticides

Posted November 6, 2013   A bill which would put a moratorium on the use of a certain type of pesticide...

Kauai Approves Controversial GMO, Pesticide Disclosure Bill

Posted October 24, 2013   After a 19-hour long special meeting, the Kaua’i County council voted to approve a controversial GMO...

EPA Opens Review of Pesticide Methyl Bromide

Posted October 9, 2013   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened its registration review of fifteen fumigant pesticides, including...

CA Sues Whole Foods Over Pesticide Sales

Posted September 16, 2013   The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods Market, Inc....

Right-to-Know Pesticide Legislation Introduced in Michigan

Posted September 16, 2013   Michigan State Representative, Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), has introduced legislation that would allow all Michigan residents...