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Farm Agencies Fault Call To Curb Pesticides But One Seeks EPA Protections

August 09, 2018
Federal and state farm regulators are sharply criticizing a wildlife agency's novel opinion calling for limiting use of certain pesticides to protect listed species as the result of a failed Obama-era review process, though Washington state, while backing some of the criticism, is urging EPA to implement some of the opinion's protections for listed species. In separate comments to EPA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) back pesticide industry claims...

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