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Missouri News: Missouri Department of Agriculture issues statement on Dicamba products for the 2019 growing season

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Agriculture announced it will not pursue Special Local Needs (24c) labels for the use of Engenia, FeXapan and XtendiMax for the 2019 growing season.  This announcement follows the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to extend the registration of these three Dicamba products for another two years … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Department of Agriculture issues statement on Dicamba products for the 2019 growing season

California News: AG Xavier Becerra Seeks to Join Suit Challenging EPA’s Harmful Rule Weakening Air Toxic Requirements

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a motion to intervene in Downwinders at Risk, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a case challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule weakening air toxic compliance requirements for cement plants.  Cement plants and kilns, used to grind and heat raw materials … Continue reading California News: AG Xavier Becerra Seeks to Join Suit Challenging EPA’s Harmful Rule Weakening Air Toxic Requirements

EPA News: EPA Finalizes $19.5 Million Plan to Upgrade Groundwater Treatment System, Maximize Removal of Contaminants at Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund Site, New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.  Previous industrial and commercial activities at the site contaminated the soil and groundwater with chlorinated volatile organic compounds.  EPA will expand and enhance the system … Continue reading EPA News: EPA Finalizes $19.5 Million Plan to Upgrade Groundwater Treatment System, Maximize Removal of Contaminants at Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund Site, New Jersey

United States | Application Period Open for Department of State and Environmental Protection Agency Virtual Air Quality Fellowship

United States – The Department of State and the Environmental Protection Agency are now accepting applications for the virtual air quality fellowship program. This fellowship is a vital component of the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency’s collaborative efforts to improve access to, and application of, continuous air quality data worldwide. The fellows will volunteer … Continue reading United States | Application Period Open for Department of State and Environmental Protection Agency Virtual Air Quality Fellowship

United States | Lipinski Calls on U.S. EPA to Demonstrate That Emissions from Sterigenics Are Not a Public Health Threat or Use Its Authority to Shut Down Plant

United States – Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take additional steps to address public health concerns stemming from emissions of ethylene oxide – a known carcinogen – from the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook. In a new letter to Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator of the U.S. EPA, Lipinski … Continue reading United States | Lipinski Calls on U.S. EPA to Demonstrate That Emissions from Sterigenics Are Not a Public Health Threat or Use Its Authority to Shut Down Plant

WASHINGTON, DC | Garamendi Urges EPA not to Acquiesce to Deceptive Funding Request for Twin Tunnels Project

Garamendi alleges that the Delta Conveyance Finance Authority, the financial agency for the project, misrepresented key aspects in its request for a $9.8 billion commitment from the WIFIA loan program WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Water Resources Subcommittee, … Continue reading WASHINGTON, DC | Garamendi Urges EPA not to Acquiesce to Deceptive Funding Request for Twin Tunnels Project

U.S. Political News: McCaskill Joins Bipartisan Push to Protect Missouri Biodiesel Manufacturers

Senator calls on Administration to change proposed rule on the Renewable Fuel Standard WASHINGTON – Continuing her work supporting Missouri’s biodiesel industry, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill joined a bipartisan effort in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuel volumes in a new proposed rule on the Renewable Fuel … Continue reading U.S. Political News: McCaskill Joins Bipartisan Push to Protect Missouri Biodiesel Manufacturers

State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

EPA’s decision put farmworkers, children, pregnant women potentially at risk SEATTLE, WA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with Attorney General Bob Ferguson yesterday that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly halted a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, allowing the continued use of the pesticide at potentially dangerous levels. … Continue reading State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide