A California appeals court slammed the state Department of Pesticide Regulation on Tuesday, finding the agency didn’t consider alternatives before approving two pesticides that might harm bee populations.
A coalition of 31 states challenging EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers’ Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule is claiming that the agencies’ rule ignores Supreme Court precedent, usurps state water authorities, and violates Constitutional principles on states’ rights, the Commerce Clause and vagueness doctrines. Read more
Source: Monsanto news release Monsanto Company announced on November 14, the EPA has approved XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton. This significant milestone will provide farmers the opportunity to utilize dicamba in the[…]