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CPDA Engages with WSDA in Calling for an Expedient Process that would Allow Alternatives to BIT in Adjuvant Formulations

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In related activities surrounding the shortage of BIT, CPDA has been engaged with the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) in calling for guidance that would set forth a streamlined…

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EPA’s Office of Inspector General Issues Report on Needed Improvements to FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemption Process

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On September 25, 2018, EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report summarizing the conclusions of its audit of the Agency’s FIFRA Section 18 pesticide emergency exemption process. Section…

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CPDA Seeks Solution to Problems Posed by BIT Shortages

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CPDA continues to work with EPA and allied industry trade associations urgently seeking a resolution to the shortage of the active ingredient 1,2-benzisothiaxolin-3-one (BIT). Preservative products containing BIT are used…

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CPDA Seeks Delay of WSDA’s Proposal for Functioning Agents in Adjuvant Formulations

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On September 21, 2018 CPDA in collaboration with the Far West Agribusiness Association (FWAA) sent a letter to WSDA requesting that the agency temporarily delay the implementation of its proposed…

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The Value of CPDA Membership

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CPDA is the preeminent U.S.-based industry trade association supporting the interests of the agricultural adjuvants and inert ingredients industry, and manufacturers, formulators and distributors of post patent pesticides and other…

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California Proposition 65 Update

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Presentations from CPDA 2018 Summer Conference & Annual Meeting Now Available

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The beautiful skyline of downtown Chicago was the backdrop of the 2018 CPDA Summer Conference & Annual Meeting. CPDA concluded its very successful 2018 Summer Conference & Annual Meeting held…

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CPDA Joins with Allied Industry Partners in Commenting on Proposed Changes to Proposition 65 Product Label Warning Requirements

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On July 5, 2018, CPDA joined with CropLife America, Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE), and the Household Commercial Products Association (HCPA) in submitting comments to California’s Office of…

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House and Senate Passed Farm Bills Contain CPDA Supported PRIA and NPDES Language

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On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill, titled the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” by a vote of 86-11. The Senate vote was…

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Lawsuit Filed Against EPA Over Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

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On May 30, 2018, the Attorneys General from the states of California, Maryland and New York filed a lawsuit against EPA over the Agency’s delay in publishing a notice of…

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EPA Announces Public Hearing and Extension of Public Comment Period on its Proposed “Transparency in Regulatory Science” Rule

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EPA has announced an extension of the comment period and a public hearing on its proposed rule titled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science,” published in the Federal Register on April…

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Registration for the CPDA Summer Conference & Annual Meeting in Chicago is Now Open!

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Register today for the upcoming CPDA Summer Conference and Annual Meeting to be held at the Omni Chicago Hotel July 16-18 in Chicago.  This year’s meeting will showcase a new…

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CPDA Interim President Gary Halvorson to Address the WPHA 2018 Regulatory Conference

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CPDA Interim President Gary Halvorson will present at the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) 2018 Regulatory Conference, scheduled for July 25-26 in Sacramento, California.  He will provide an overview of…

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EPA Announces Extension of Deadline for Public Comment on Final Biological Opinion for Chlorpyrifos, Diazinon and Malathion

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EPA has announced a 60-day extension of the deadline for the submission of public comments on the final Biological Opinion (BiOp), issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) under…

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Farm Bill (H.R. 2), the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018,” Fails to Advance on the House Floor

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House passage of the Farm Bill (H.R. 2), titled the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018,” fell short by a vote of 198-213 during floor debate on the measure held…

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