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EPA Declines Farmers’ Quid Pro Quo on Pesticide Worker Rule

Agriculture industry asks EPA pesticide officials to delay implementing worker safety provision. In return, the industry says it will drop support for legislation blocking provision from taking effect.

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Competing Claims Over Glyphosate’s Risks Pose Challenge For EPA SAP

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 more

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