The American Farm Bureau Federation and grower groups, as well as CropLife America, have filed amicus briefs in the 9th Circuit supporting a rehearing of the court’s decision vacating the registration of three dicamba herbicides.
Democratic candidate Joe Biden has hired Will McIntee to work as a full-time national rural engagement director for his campaign, and BASF has selected Nina Schwab-Hautzinger to become head of corporate communications and government relations.
Bayer, Corteva and BASF all have filed motions in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals seeking en banc rehearing of a June 3 decision vacating registrations of Xtendimax, FeXapan and Engenia for use on soybeans and cotton.
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish returns to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and USTR selects 10 panelists to serve on a roster to decide State-to-State disputes under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
EPA has illegally defied the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision vacating registrations of dicamba for over-the-top use on cotton and soybeans, the petitioner groups argued in response to the agency’s brief filed Tuesday claiming that its cancellation complied with both the court order and FIFRA.
EPA defended its decision to allow use of existing stocks of three dicamba herbicides, saying in a court filing that it has taken "responsible steps to avoid unregulated and inappropriate use of existing stocks."
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.