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House, Senate Republicans Ramp Up Scrutiny Of EPA’s Pesticide Reviews

EPA is currently taking comment through Oct. 4 on its June 6 draft review that found the nation’s second-most commonly-used herbicide poses risks to species, including aquatic plants and some mammals, and suggested possible restrictions.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today published the 2016 Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary. The Summary shows more than 99.5 percent of the samples tested had pesticide residues well below benchmark levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and 22 percent had no[…]

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