"Spraying First and Asking Questions Later": Congressional Efforts to Mitigate the Harmful Environmental, Health, and Economic Impacts of U.S.-Sponsored Coca Fumigation in Colombia
- EPA Aims to Reduce Risks Of Two Phosphide Fumigants. // Chemical Market Reporter;01/04/99, Vol. 255 Issue 1, p26
Highlights the United States Environmental Protection Agency to seek public input on how to reduce risks associated with aluminum phosphide and magnesium phosphide fumigants. Use of pesticide fumigants to control insects and rodents in facilities where agricultural food commodities are stored;...
- WSDA's Implementation of upcoming EPA Soil Fumigant Mitigation Measures. Kangise, Joel // Potato Country;Mar2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p14
The article offers information on the request of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will delay its implementation of changes to the labels of soil fumigant products. It notes that the request was made since the scheduled 2010...
- EPA Strengthens Restrictions on Five Common Pesticides. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;7/21/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 22, p33
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued new safety requirements for five pesticides, in an effort to reduce human exposure to soil fumigants. The requirements call for growers using methyl bromide, chloropicrin, dazomet, metam sodium, or metam potassium to...
- Guinea Pigs. Slater, Dashka // Sierra;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p13
This article presents information on the Children's Environmental Exposure Research Study (CHEERS) in Jacksonville, Florida. Under the terms of the CHEERS, which was jointly financed by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and the American Chemistry Council, 60 families that regularly...
- Congress rules on EPA's use of data. Cozier, Muriel // European Chemical News;8/8/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2159, p27
Presents updates on environmental protection relating to the chemical industry in the U.S. as of August 8, 2005. Information on the ruling of the U.S. Congress regarding the use of data by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Number of members of the U.S. Pesticide Environmental...
- SCPA members seek congressional help on pesticide rules. Laws, Forrest // Southwest Farm Press;6/3/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p16
The article reports on the call from the Southern Crop Production Association (SCPA) for the U.S. Congress to ensure the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) is given priority before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began to enforce regulations. It mentions that...
- EPA's pesticides-in-groundwater strategy: agency action in the face of congressional inaction Sater, Rachel J. // Ecology Law Quarterly;1990, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p143
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- Congress Considers Ban of Hazardous Pesticide. Quade, Vicki // American Bar Association Journal;Nov82, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p1352
Reports on the plans of the United States Congress to ban the use of the pesticide toxaphene. Composition of the pesticide; Harm caused to the environment; Failure of the Environmental Protection Agency to control the use of the pesticide.
- EPA sends pesticide consultation report to Capitol Hill. // High Plains Journal;12/29/2014, Vol. 132 Issue 53, p6B
The article reports on the pesticide registration and consultation on endangered species report submitted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the House and Senate Agricultural Committees as mandated by the 2014 farm bill.