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TAG: pesticide regulation

Industry Advocate: It’s all about being in the right place at the right time

April 19, 2022By
Colorado Senate bill 22-131 failed by a vote of 6-1. (Photo: Bob Mann)

Senate Bill 22-131, set to prohibit the use of neonicotinoid insecticides for nonagricultural uses and to repeal state preemption of the pesticide regulation was rejected on a 6-1 vote. read more

RISE joins 350-plus pesticide user groups in support of current pesticide regulation

January 11, 2022By

Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment joined 350-plus pesticide user groups in support of current pesticide regulation. read more

RISE survey shows high approval of specialty pesticide regulation

April 26, 2021By

Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) revealed new public opinion research about specialty pesticide regulation during the association’s annual CropLife America/RISE/Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology 2021 Regulatory Conference. According to the research, those surveyed show strong support for the current federal and state pesticide regulatory framework. Key findings include: 80 percent of consumers believe pesticides play an important... read more

Government Affairs: New federal pesticide certification rules are final

January 4, 2017By

The pesticide applicator certification regulations the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working on for well over a year, are now final and have been published in the Federal Register. These regulations are the last of several regulatory packages affecting landscape professionals pushed through the regulatory process in the last two years of the Obama Administration. Although the regulations... read more