Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Articles by Steve Davies

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Daybreak July 30: Lawsuit says NEPA rewrite ‘eviscerates’ environmental analysis

The Trump administration’s rewrite of National Environmental Policy Act regulations “upends virtually every aspect of NEPA and its longstanding practice, contradicts decades of court interpretations of NEPA’s mandates, and undercuts the reliance placed on NEPA by the public, decisionmakers, and project proponents,” a lawsuit filed Wednesday says.
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Q&A with Chris Novak, CEO of CropLife America

CropLife America President and CEO Chris Novak says the nation's crop protection sector is battered, but not broken after enduring a growing season that took place in the midst of a pandemic that stalled many other facets of the economy. 
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Additions to Dem platform target farm chemical use

Critics of agricultural chemical usage have won new language in the Democratic Party's proposed 2020 platform that call for the federal government to ban chlorpyrifos insecticide and provide assistance to farmers to reduce applications of pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
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