EPA stalls on implementing pesticide applicator rule

The EPA has proposed delaying, by a year, the implementation of a pesticide-application rule made tougher under the Obama administration, said the agency in a press release. Last December, the Obama EPA finalized higher training standards for anyone in charge of applying certain so-called restricted use pesticides, or RUPs, under the EPA’s Certification of Pesticide Applicators Rule. The revised… » Read More

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