Some credit Silent Spring for creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, an organization that’s often condemned for regulatory overreach, but also praised for cleaning our water and air and protecting our soil.
EPA plans to ease the implementation schedule for its imminent final rule strengthening training requirements for applicators of restricted use pesticides (RUPs), after state regulators warned the burdens associated with implementing the proposed version of the rule would prompt many states to end their certification programs. Read moreRead More »
EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. Read moreRead More »