In its release of a pre-publication copy of the Notice of Data Availability (NODA) related to its assessment of the human health risks associated with the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the U.S. EPA took another step toward finalizing its proposal to revoke all food tolerances for this critical tool for U.S. agriculture.
House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway issued the following statement upon the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the 31st Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture. Read moreRead More »
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), chairman of the science panel, is faulting EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy’s testimony at an oversight hearing into the agency’s controversial registration review of the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate, saying a new committee analysis suggests there are contradictions in McCarthy’s statements. Read moreRead More »