EPA has banned the use of 72 inert chemicals as ingredients in pesticide formulations, acting in response to a decade-old petition from environmental and public health groups who asked the agency to label nearly 400 such ingredients on the packages, and later sued the agency for failing to act. The agency announced Dec. 20 that it is removing the 72 chemicals from its list of inert ingredients approved for use in pesticide formulations.
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While many farm groups have voiced support for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in hopes of improving the pact by modernizing such things as Internet banking, including international fund transfers, and a more balanced money exchange system, many producers are more concerned about how any new[…]Read More »