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August 20, 2012
An Argentine court plans to rule tomorrow in a landmark lawsuit brought by residents of Córdoba who have sued two soybean growers and the pilot of a spray plane for alleged...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Verdict-Expected-Tomorrow-in-Argentine-Herbicide-Lawsuit_45734.html
August 13, 2012
The European Commission has issued new rules on biocides that are expected to streamline and simplify the regulatory directive, called the biocidal product regulation (BPR). The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Europe-Moves-to-Streamline-Rules-for-Biocides_45591.html
July 16, 2012
U.S. House Agriculture Committee has passed a version of the farm bill containing three provisions of particular importance to agricultural chemicals manufacturers, says CropLife...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Industry-Supported-Farm-Bill-Would-Change-Key-U-S-Pesticide-Laws_44904.html
June 4, 2012
Syngenta says it has reached an agreement with plaintiffs to pay $105 million to settle lawsuits brought by communities in Illinois seeking compensation for alleged atrazine-related...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Syngenta-Agrees-to-Settle-Atrazine-Suit-for-$105-Million_43945.html
May 21, 2012
The National Research Council (NRC; Washington), a division of the National Academy of Sciences, says Bayer’s methyl isocyanate (MIC) unit at its Institute, WV site should take...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/NAS-Analysis-of-Bayer-MIC-Plant-Cites-Wastewater-Concerns_43633.html
April 23, 2012
EPA announced earlier this month that it had denied a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC; Washington) asking the agency to cancel product registrations and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-Rejects-Petition-to-Ban-24-D_42897.html
April 23, 2012
Europe’s ombudsman P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has opened an investigation into whether the European Commission has taken appropriate measures to combat increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Europe-Investigates-Neonicotinoid-Insecticides-Potential-Link-to-Bee-Deaths_42899.html
April 19, 2012
Europe’s ombudsman P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has opened an investigation into whether the European Commission has taken appropriate measures to combat increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EU-Reviews-Approval-Process-for-Neonicotinoids-in-Light-of-Scientific-Evidence-on-Bee-Deaths_42789.html
April 10, 2012
EPA announced yesterday that it has denied a petition from the Natural Resources Defence Council’s (NRDC) asking the agency to cancel product registrations and revoke all food...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-Denies-Environmental-Group-Petition-to-Ban-24-D_42619.html
April 7, 2012
Number's Up: Research links exposure with decline in bee colonies. Researchers at Stirling University (Stirling, U.K.) and the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Two-Studies-Link-Insecticides-With-Decline-in-Bee-Populations_42574.html
March 26, 2012
Harvest Hiccup: Growers say there is a need for research into viable alternatives to methyl bromide. Arysta LifeScience (Cary, NC) says it will halt U.S. sales of the controversial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Arysta-LifeScience-Halts-U-S-Sales-of-Methyl-Iodide_42285.html
March 21, 2012
Arysta LifeScience (Cary, NC) says it will halt U.S. sales of the controversial pesticide methyl iodide following an internal review of the product's economic viability. Methyl iodide...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Arysta-LifeScience-Halts-U-S-Sales-of-Methyl-Iodide_42154.html
February 21, 2012
Bayer says it will establish two "Bayer Bee Care Centers" to consolidate existing and future bee health projects from Bayer companies in cooperation with external partners...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Bayer-Ramps-Up-Bee-Health-Efforts_41512.html
January 30, 2012
The European Parliament approved earlier this month a proposal for new legislation to harmonize the various regulations for biocides in the European Union (EU). The new Biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EU-Approves-New-Biocides-Regulations_40892.html
January 25, 2012
The U.S. National Research Council has detailed a plan the U.S. should follow for assessing the safety of nanomaterials in anticipation of its their increased use in a wide variety of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/U-S-Science-Academy-Issues-Five-Year-Nanomaterials-Research-Plan_40753.html
November 23, 2011
Crops thought to be unaffected by a widely-used herbicide may in fact need more water or nutrients to grow, according to a Department of Energy-funded study recently published in The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Study-Finds-24-D-May-Increase-Crops-Water-Nutrient-Needs_39306.html
October 27, 2011
American Vanguard (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) says it has licensed the rights to develop crop protection products based on two Summerdale Inc.’s (Verona, WI) patents covering...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Amvac-Looking-to-Expand-Biopesticide-Portfolio_38605.html
October 24, 2011
DuPont and  biopesticide firm AgraQuest (Davis, CA) say they have agreed to jointly develop and distribute a biofungicide based on AgraQuest’s Bacillus pumilus strain QST...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/DuPont-AgraQuest-Partner-on-Biofungicide_38465.html
October 19, 2011
Crop fungal infection Koppert Biological Systems (Berkel en Rodenrijs, the Netherlands), a leader in biological crop protection, says it has been granted exclusive rights to Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Bayer-CropScience-Signs-Biofungicide-Deal-With-Koppert_38395.html
September 28, 2011
Monsanto says it has acquired Beeologics (Miami), a developer of naturally-occuring products that control pests and promote health for beneficial insects such as bees....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Monsanto-Buys-Bee-Health-Firm_37915.html
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