TAG: regulation

Hundreds gather for 10th annual RISE Regulatory Conference

April 8, 2019By
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Over 400 pesticide leaders gathered to discuss innovation, sustainability and regulation at the 2019 CropLife America and RISE Regulatory Conference. read more

Q&A: Experts discuss the biggest mistakes LCOs make

November 18, 2016By

At a breakfast panel on Nov. 16 during the 2016 Landscape Management Lawn Care Forum, our group of experts weighed in on a burning question: “In each of your areas of expertise, what is the biggest mistake you see lawn care companies make?” Here’s how they responded. Karen Reardon—vice president of public affairs, Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) Area of expertise: pesticide and fertilizer policy... read more

EPA extends ‘Waters of the U.S.’ public comment to Nov. 14

October 8, 2014By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extended the public comment period on “Waters of the U.S.,” a proposed regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA), until Nov. 14. This marks the second time the EPA has extended the comment period, with it originally set to end July 21 but being extended Oct. 20. During the extended public comment time, the... read more

Senate introduces bill to eliminate EPA redundancy

February 12, 2013By

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) have introduced S. 175, legislation to eliminate what they consider to be a burdensome, costly and redundant U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) permit requirement for applications of pesticides. “This double layer of red tape is costly to the agriculture industry and consumers. It also takes aim at public health departments by... read more