EPA says its recently completed analysis of the potential human health risks of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, including exposures through drinking water, does not alter its plan to ban use of the substance on food, though the agency is seeking public input on its revised scientific analysis in advance of a March 31 legal deadline for a final decision.
Companies could have nearly two years to avoid complying with new chemical facility regulations under a new EPA action—the latest in a series of administrative delays. Read moreRead More »
A pesticide industry source is arguing that EPA’s finding that glyphosate is unlikely to cause human cancers should spur the agency to expedite its long-delayed registration review of the substance rather than continue with a planned Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) review on whether the world’s most commonly-used herbicide causes cancer.[…]Read More »