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EPA goes after Times on chlorpyrifos

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2017 - The EPA is pushing back against a New York Times report that describes some of the internal deliberations leading up to the agency’s decision to deny a petition that sought to ban the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos.
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China OKs two GMO products for import

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 - China has approved two more genetically modified products for import, which should leave four products awaiting decisions from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture (MOA). But Dow AgroSciences said today that the ministry is now saying that Enlist soybeans are not covered by a 100-day economic action plan initiated by the U.S. and Chinese governments in April.


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Enlist corn on the way as China approves trait

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 – Corn growers in the U.S. and Canada will have a new option next year when Dow AgroSciences launches Enlist Corn, engineered to be resistant to the company’s Enlist Duo herbicide, which contains glyphosate and the choline salt of 2,4-D.
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Agribusinesses seek delay in endangered species evaluations

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 - Three agribusinesses have asked the Interior and Commerce departments to stop analyzing the effects of three widely used organophosphate insecticides on endangered species, arguing that EPA evaluations provided to the agencies have overstated the risks of the chemicals to wildlife and that the process used by federal agencies to analyze the risks of pesticides to endangered species is deeply flawed.
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