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Industry Urges Trump EPA To Scrap Process For ESA Pesticide Reviews

April 20, 2017
Pesticide producers, including chemical giant Dow AgroSciences, are targeting the Obama EPA's process for assessing risks of pesticides to endangered species, arguing to the Trump administration that the process unveiled in 2013 is “fundamentally flawed and should be set aside,” and asking to halt the first three reviews conducted under the process. In April 13 letters to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, first reported by the Associated Press , an attorney representing...

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