President Trump’s executive order to review and revise a disputed Clean Water Act rule will bring “regulatory certainty,” the administration says—and agricultural groups said they were encouraged by the action.
As expected, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to repeal the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. Agriculture groups around the nation support the move.
John Duarte, a fourth-generation California farmer and Farm Bureau member, has taken a stand against the federal government over whether farming is a violation of federal law, and he is making his story available in a very public way. To help fund his legal defense effort, Duarte has established a page telling his story on the GoFundMe platform.
The new target date for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) assessment on glyphosate is now sometime in the spring of 2017, which coincides with the arrival of a new presidential administration.
The Environment Protection Agency violated the personal privacy rights of thousands of farmers and ranchers. That unanimous ruling came from the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday.
Dealing with an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pesticide ban when you still have existing stocks of the product. An appeals court has upheld the EPA’s ban on flubendiamide, which is marketed in the U.S. as Bayer’s Belt Insecticide.
The Environmental Protection Agency released its draft report on ecological risks of Atrazine in June of this year as part of its re-registration process for the herbicide.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the Department of Agriculture is one of the nation’s leading green power users. USDA is using more than 169 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which represents 35 percent of its total energy needs.
EPA’s Latest Atrazine Report Ignores Science A recent Environmental Protection Agency draft report on atrazine doesn’t take into account a large amount of scientific evidence that reaffirms the product is safe. The National Corn Growers Association’s Production and Stewardship Action Team says that sets a dangerous precedent.
Bayer CropScience has lost an appeal of the registration status for SC Belt insecticide.
The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a scientific advisory panel meeting this fall to review the widely used herbicide glyphosate. However, the Federal Register notice of the meeting Tuesday offered no indication of whether the panel will consider the conclusions of an EPA assessment that found glyphosate poses no significant cancer risk.
EPA Closing in on Finalizing Pesticide Worker Safety Rule The Environmental Protection Agency is inching closer to finalizing standards for certifying workers who apply dangerous, restricted-use pesticides to crops.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Snowden Enterprises, Inc., over the distribution of a misbranded restricted use pesticide. The firm, located in Fresno, Calif., has agreed to pay $34,320 in civil penalties, and has corrected all the identified compliance issues.