Last week EPA officials proposed increasing the number of states authorized to use the weed killer Enlist Duo from the existing 15 states to a total of 34 states, action that appears to be contrary to a move last year to vacate the product’s registration because it potentially posed a risk of being more toxic to non-targeted plants than first thought.
Rick Keigwin knows some soybean and cotton farmers like the new dicamba herbicides now available to manage weeds. But as an EPA director, Keigwin says the technology must be better managed in 2018. Read moreRead More »
House Republicans are advancing legislation that would limit EPA’s ability to require payments to conservation groups in legal settlements and a separate bill that would delay implementation of the agency’s “major” regulations while they are being litigated. Read moreRead More »