EPA Withdraws Glyphosate Interim Decision Loading
CPDA would like to make you aware of the recent announcement for your review. Please be advised that CPDA is working internally on a coordinated response from CPDA members. We will have additional information provided to you next week. Please advise if you have any comments in the meantime. The USDA National Organic Program has previewed an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR), expected to be published sometime today (September 2nd) and seeks input from public/stakeholders
EPA Releases Preliminary Data for 2021 Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published preliminary Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data about chemical releases, chemical waste management, and pollution prevention activities that took place during 2021 at more than 20,000 federal and industrial facilities across the country. General Information on the 2021 Preliminary Data The 2021 preliminary data are for substances included on the TRI list of chemicals. These data were reported by facilities in certain industry sectors, including
EPA Issues Final Rule to Require Reporting on Five PFAS Today, as a follow up to a January 2022 announcement, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a final rule to update the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) chemical list to identify five additional PFAS subject to reporting requirements. Read More…
EPA Finalizes Biological Evaluations Assessing Potential Effects of Three Neonicotinoid Pesticides on Endangered Species EPA has released its final biological evaluations (BEs) for clothianidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam, part of a group of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, and its responses to comments received on the draft BEs. These neonicotinoids are used on a variety of crops, turf, and ornamentals, and for other residential and commercial indoor and outdoor uses. In these BEs, EPA evaluated clothianidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam to determine whether they may
EPA Supports New Funding Opportunity from the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative for Pesticide Safety in Agricultural Communities May 31, 2022 Through a cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) is making $200,000 in funding available for 2022-2023 to non-profit organizations for community-based projects. These grants will help fund efforts supporting the health and safety of farmworkers, agricultural pesticide handlers, their families and communities. Read more…….
EPA Proposes Rule on Certain Confidential Business Information Claims, Reaching Another TSCA milestone April 10, 2019 Contact Information Press Office (email@example.com) WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing a proposed rule for public comment on the procedures for companies to substantiate certain claims of confidentiality for chemical identities and how the agency will review those claims. The proposed rule is intended to ensure that when a company has claimed the identity of a chemical as confidential business information (CBI)
EPA Seeks Public Comment on Measures to Address Human Health and Ecological Risks Posed by Diuron The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing the proposed interim decision (PID) for the pesticide diuron. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) requires EPA to review pesticides every 15 years to ensure that risk assessments reflect the best available science, and to ensure that registered products in the marketplace do not present unreasonable adverse effects to human health and the
EPA Finalizes Certain Pesticide Product Performance Data Requirements to Improve Clarity and Reduce Burden for Registrants Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final product performance data requirements for products claiming efficacy against certain pests. This action officially incorporates EPA’s product performance standards requirements for certain invertebrate pests into the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), increases the efficiency of the Agency’s approval process, and saves registrants time and money. Product performance standards make it easier for pesticide registrants to know
EPA Expands Use of Enlist Products to 134 Additional Counties for the 2022 Growing Season Following the thorough review of a proposed label amendment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of Enlist One and Enlist Duo in 134 additional counties, providing growers with additional weed management options for the 2022 growing season. Today’s action is an example of EPA’s commitment to working with stakeholders when new information becomes available to make regulatory decisions that reflect
EPA is announcing the release of its draft collaborative research plan for a recently-announced effort to modernize the process and bring innovative science to new chemical reviews under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Read More…
Go back to the basics for top performance from herbicides. Tom J Bechman | Mar 02, 2022 Expect herbicides to cost more this year, with some hard to find. How can you still ensure top performance from every dollar spent on herbicides? Fred Whitford, director of Purdue Pesticide Programs, assembled a series of helpful publications. Here’s a brief look at three key areas….Read More
EPA Posts Draft Revised Biological Opinion for Malathion, Chlorpyrifos, and Diazinon for Public Comment Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is posting and seeking public comment on the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) draft revised biological opinion (BiOp) for malathion, chlorpyrifos, and diazinon, three organophosphate insecticides commonly used to control foliage and soil insect pests…. Read More
Weed control strategy from 30 years ago comes back in play in 2022. Tom J Bechman | Feb 08, 2022 Before there were Roundup Ready crops, farmers still controlled weeds. How did they do it? They used an old-fashioned approach: check herbicide tables for effective herbicides against various weeds, determine the worst weeds in each field and settle on herbicides best suited for controlling the target weeds. Read More….
EPA Extends Flexibilities to Minimize Supply-Chain Disruptions Facing the Pesticide Industry For Release January 20, 2022 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended supply chain flexibilities for registrants of certain conventional and bio-pesticide products to alleviate a supply chain issue facing the pesticide industry….Click to Read More