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January 5, 2010
An IPO is planned for 2011, and will infuse the company with the capital necessary to register and commercialize its new products. A track record that includes deals with Bayer CropScience and BASF should boost investor confidence...
January 4, 2010
EPA has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking comment pesticide manufacturers and other stakeholders on a range of issues related to the agency’s plans...
November 23, 2009
White House Office of Management and Budget director Peter Orzag says OMB supports EPA’s sole authority to make scientific decisions for the endocrine disruptor screening program...
November 19, 2009
The major growth factor for the biopesticides market is the escalating demand for chemical free crops by end users and supermarkets, report says....
November 18, 2009
A report on the impact of genetically modified (GM) crops after the first 13 years of commercial use in the U.S. finds that GM crops have increased overall pesticide use 318.4 million...
November 9, 2009
FMC says it plans to take legal action against EPA after the agency denied FMC an administrative hearing on its May 2009 decision to revoke of all carbofuran food tolerances in...
November 2, 2009
FMC, the sole U.S. manufacturer of carbofuran, says it plans to take legal action against EPA after being denied an administrative hearing on the agency's May 2009 decision to revoke of all carbofuran food tolerances in the U.S....
October 26, 2009
A study released yesterday by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS; Research Triangle Park, NC) has identified a possible link between household insecticides...
October 26, 2009
Representative Edward Markey (D., MA) has asked officials at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to explain the basis for their recent endocrine directive to EPA, saying it “may have the unintended consequence of preventing EPA from obtaining the very information it needs to make informed decisions.” Markey suggests that existing data could downplay potential "low dose" health effects, and has asked OMB to respond to six detailed queries about their decisionmaking process by November 12....
October 16, 2009
EPA says it will sign off on two Federal Register notices that will start the regulatory clock for industry’s obligations under the agency’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening...
October 12, 2009
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has advised EPA to use existing data “to the greatest extent possible” to meet the agency’s upcoming data collection requirements for its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). Industry sees that advice as a welcome sign from the Obama administration that it may be reasonably flexible in allowing industry to use existing data to fulfill the program’s requirements....
October 5, 2009
Additional limitations on chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion softened from "arbitrary" and disruptive recommendations issued by the National Marine Fisheries Services, producer says....
September 28, 2009
EPA officials say they will soon send out test orders for manufacturers or registrants of 67 substances targeted for testing under the agency’s endocrine disrupter screening program....
September 17, 2009
EPA says it plans to place additional limitations on pesticides chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - including the establishment  buffer zones and application limitations - to protect salmon and steelhead in California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.  New labels "could be available" by the 2010 spring growing season, EPA says....
September 17, 2009
A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC; Washington) detailing excessive levels of atrazine in some U.S. groundwater has opened the door to a flood of criticism about the herbicide not seen since 2003, when EPA approved a controversial system for monitoring atrazine that is managed primarily by industry....
September 15, 2009
The herbicide is labeled for use against broadleaf weeds, including those that have become glyphosate-tolerant, BASF says....
December 31, 1969
A federal appeals court has invalidated U.S. EPA’s 2003 approval of the Bayer insecticide spirotetramat in the U.S. The court determined that regulators had not followed procedures...
December 31, 1969
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture last week began the first in a series of workshops exploring potential antitrust violations in the U.S...
December 31, 1969
EPA’s decision to review atrazine for possible adverse human health effects is part of the normal course of a pesticide’s re-registration, says Syngenta, the U.S.’s largest...
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