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Broad coalition presses Congress for speedy PRIA renewal

February 16, 2017
A coalition of industry, environmental and other groups is urging Congress to swiftly approve legislation that would re-authorize for seven years the program allowing EPA to collect industry fees to support timely pesticide reviews just as a House panel took the first step in advancing the legislation. The House Agriculture Committee Feb. 16 advanced by voice vote H.R. 1029 , which would extend through fiscal year 2023 EPA's Pesticide Registration Improvement Renewal Act (PRIA) authority. The legislation also seeks to...

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