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EPA Seeks To Preempt California’s Glyphosate Warnings As Suit Nears

August 08, 2019
EPA is issuing guidance to companies that sell products containing the herbicide glyphosate to avoid and remove any labeling that says glyphosate causes cancer, in direct conflict with California Proposition 65 warning requirements for the chemical compound that have been temporarily set aside by a federal district court. The agency’s move, which opens a new front in the already wide-ranging policy battle between the Trump administration and California, appears to bolster an industry challenge to the state’s warning requirements just...

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