Pesticide industry officials and environmentalists are waging competing claims over the public health risks from the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate in comments to a delayed EPA Science Advisory Panel (SAP), highlighting the challenge the panel faces in its pending work to assess evidence on the substance’s risks.
A Sept. 21 Arkansas State Plant Board meeting ended with a vote to back an April 15 spraying cutoff date for 2018. The board also reviewed a Monsanto petition to reconsider the cutoff date and, through a unanimous vote, denied the company’s attempt while instructing legal staff to prepare a response.[…]Read More »
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 »