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Rep. Smith Faults McCarthy Over Testimony On EPA Herbicide Registration

October 25, 2016
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), chairman of the science panel, is faulting EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's testimony at an oversight hearing into the agency's controversial registration review of the world's most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate, saying a new committee analysis suggests there are contradictions in McCarthy's statements. The concerns, outlined in an Oct. 25 letter to McCarthy , highlight Smith's ongoing oversight of EPA's Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) registration review of glyphosate. His committee ramped up its tracking of...

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