Bayer scientists on Tuesday discussed a June draft report from regulators in four European Union countries that concluded the chemical meets the EU approval criteria for renewed registration. They also underscored the company's belief that the product offers benefits of effectiveness not available in its alternatives.
The Environmental Protection Agency must respond by Tuesday to an emergency motion filed by four groups seeking to enforce the Ninth Circuit’s court’s June 3 order vacating over-the-top dicamba registrations.
The debate over neonicotinoids' impacts on the environment continues to rage, as evidenced by comments submitted to EPA as part of the agency's review of the most widely used insecticides on the planet.
Pesticide manufacturers and applicators are examining the impacts of a California decision to “freeze” uses for neonicotinoids while the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation re-evaluates their effects on pollinators.
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency may have to assess the effects on endangered species of 59 products containing clothianidin and thiamethoxam, two neonicotinoid insecticides.