EPA says its recently completed analysis of the potential human health risks of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, including exposures through drinking water, does not alter its plan to ban use of the substance on food, though the agency is seeking public input on its revised scientific analysis in advance of a March 31 legal deadline for a final decision.
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. Read moreRead More »
Update – Certification of Pesticide Applicators of Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs) – EPA has published in the January 4, 2017 Federal Register its previously announced Final Rule “… updating the existing regulation concerning the certification … The final revised regulation [is intended to] ensure Federal certification program standards adequately protect[…]Read More »