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Review the Environmental Protection Agency"s proposed rule on plant pesticides joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research, and Specialty Crops and the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, March 24, 1999. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research, and Specialty Crops.

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  • Botanical pesticides -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Pesticidal plants -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Plant biotechnology -- Government policy -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .A379 1999c
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL108469M
ISBN 100160584205
LC Control Number99227164

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The EPA proposes to regulate plants made resistant to pests by means of genetic engineering, under the same regulations developed for use of chemical pesticides applied to plants (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ). These plants would be designated as pesticides. This proposal has aroused deep concern in the scientific community.   WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency proposed today to reapprove neonicotinoid pesticides that are a leading cause of worldwide declines in bees and other pollinators. Rather than banning the pesticides, the EPA is proposing a number of modest measures to limit their harm, including reductions in amounts applied to crops and restrictions on when they can be . The committee critically reviews federal policies toward transgenic products, the coordinated framework among the key federal agencies in the field, and rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for regulation of plant pesticides. On Aug , the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed the Affordable Clean Energy rule (ACE) which would establish emission guidelines for states to develop plans to address greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired power plants.

Certification and Training (C&T, or Certification of Pesticide Applicators) Rule EPA has initiated a process to revise the minimum age requirements in the C&T rule. EPA expects to publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to solicit public input on proposed revisions to the rule by the end of FY In the preamble of the proposed rule, the Agency described strategies for acquiring information to support a pesticide's registration review including issuing Data Call-In notices to require Start Printed Page data necessary to conduct a review and searching the published literature for pertinent information about a pesticide. The Agency explained that early acquisition of data or information that could be useful in refining a pesticide's . In , US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an historic step toward strengthening regulatory protections for farm workers in the USA. The EPA’s proposed revisions to its Worker Protection Standard would improve safety, training, and hazard communication policies for agricultural pesticides, and — for the first time in the USA Cited by: 2.   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Pollution Control Pulp and Paper Industry, Part I, Air, EPA/ (). This is a useful reference for amounts and sources of various air pollutants in the pulp and paper industry, especially from kraft pulping.

  The proposed rule would also—for the first time in the United States—set a minimum age for all work with pesticides. But while it has the potential to make an impact, it is still dogged by the numerous false starts, exclusions, and double standards that have long characterized U.S. regulation of agricultural employment, leaving farm work. The agency also laid out a proposed interim registration decision on atrazine, including lower use rates and new label requirements, as part of the agency's re-registration review of the : Emily Unglesbee. BT 10 corn issues U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Statement on Bt10; Starlink ™ Corn Regulatory Information [Starlink (Cry9C) Bt Corn ] Key Environmental Assessments; Non-Target Organism Data Requirements SAP Meeting on Characterization and non-Target Organism Data Requirements for Protein Plant-Pesticides held on Dec , The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is committed to encouraging the development and use of biopesticides and considers them inherently reduced-risk pesticides.