EPA has proposed expanding its registration of the controversial herbicide Enlist Duo to allow use of the mixture on corn and soybeans in 19 additional states and on cotton, after re-affirming its initial 2014 Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) registration decision that the product’s two active ingredients do not pose synergistic risks.
On November 17, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released documents to the federal docket regarding food-use tolerance revocations of chlorpyrifos. This proposed action follows a long review of chlorpyrifos that has included three separate Scientific Advisory Panels (SAPs), the first two held in 2008 and 2012 and the[…]Read More »
Pesticide industry officials and environmentalists are waging competing claims over the public health risks from the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate in comments to a delayed EPA Science Advisory Panel (SAP), highlighting the challenge the panel faces in its pending work to assess evidence on the substance’s risks. Read moreRead More »