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REGULATORY: Includes EPA

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Notice of filing of petition and request for comment announcing the EPA’s receipt of an initial filling of a pesticide petition requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities, including: amended tolerances for non-inerts of residues of the insecticide flupyradifurone and residues of the herbicide quinclorac; new tolerance exemptions for inerts for residues of 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with 2,5-furandione and 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene, potassium salt and residues of polyethyleneglycol, bis(sulfooxy)-, disodium salt (CAS Reg No. 73038-32-1); new tolerance exemptions for non-inerts for residues of the herbicide Pseudomonas fluorescens strain ACK55 in or on all food commodities; and new tolerances for non-inerts for residues of the herbicides pethoxamid and nitrapyrin and the insecticides flupyradifurone and Flupyradifurone. Info here.