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EPA Sidesteps State Request For Update On ESA Pesticide Framework

EPA is sidestepping calls from state regulators who are pressing the agency on whether it will meet a year-end court deadline for completing the first three consultations under a new federal framework for assessing pesticides’ risks to endangered species after industry groups earlier this year urged the agency to scrap the process, calling it overly conservative and unrealistic.

 

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