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October 26, 2009Representative 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, 2009EPA 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, 2009The 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, 2009Additional limitations on chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion softened from "arbitrary" and disruptive recommendations issued by the National Marine Fisheries Services, producer says....
September 28, 2009EPA 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, 2009EPA 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, 2009A 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 17, 2009The company announces spending program through 2018....
September 15, 2009The herbicide is labeled for use against broadleaf weeds, including those that have become glyphosate-tolerant, BASF says....
December 31, 1969A 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, 1969The 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, 1969EPA’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...
December 31, 1969EPA says it will allow the public to review and comment on risk assessments and proposed registration decisions for pesticides, an effort aimed at making the scientific review process...
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