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Crop protection

ARA Signed Coalition Comments Objecting to Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation

Oct 19, 2021

ARA signed coalition comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with formal objections to the chlorpyrifos tolerance revocations issued on Aug. 30.

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ag labor

ARA Signed Ag CEO Council Comments to DOT Addressing EO on America's Supply Chain

Oct 18, 2021

ARA co-signed comments with the Ag CEO Council sent to the U.S. Department of Transportation in response to the Executive Order on America's Supply Chains with recommendations to improve the transportation industrial base.

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Red Commercial semi truck driving down a rural paved road

ARA Joined Comments to DOT on Ag Supply Chain Transportation

Oct 18, 2021

ARA signed on to comments with the Agricultural Transportation Working Group that were sent to the U.S. Department of Transportation with recommendations to improve America's supply chain operations and resiliency.

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Freight supply chain

ARA Comments to DOT on Supply Chain RFI

Oct 15, 2021

ARA sent comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation in response to the request for information on America's Supply Chains.

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WOTUS

ARA Co-Signs Comments to EPA, Army on WOTUS Redefinition

Sep 03, 2021

ARA co-signed comments to EPA and the Army regarding the redefinition of "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act.

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WOTUS

ARA Filed Comments with Tax Aggie Coalition Seeking WOTUS Definition Input Extension

Aug 23, 2021

ARA filed comments as a member of the Tax Aggies Coalition urging EPA and the Army to offer a 60-day extension to the 30-day comment period seeking input ahead of the redefinition of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) to give stakeholders more time to submit quality assessments.

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Soil

ARA Filed Group Comments to APHIS on Proposal Impacting Biotechnology

Aug 19, 2021

ARA and other biotechnology stakeholder groups sent comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) regarding the proposal to “Exempt Plants with Additional Modifications Produced Using Genetic Engineering That are Otherwise
Achievable by Conventional Breeding.”

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EPA Administrator

ARA Filed Comments to EPA, Army Requesting WOTUS Public Comments

Aug 17, 2021

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) requesting a 60-day extension of the comment period for defining the "Waters of the United States" or WOTUS as the agencies pursue future rulemaking proceedings.

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agricultural vehicles

ARA and TFI Filed Comments on NAICS Updates

Aug 09, 2021

ARA and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) jointly filed comments on the proposed 2022 updates for the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for ag retail operations.

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Chemical Security

ARA Filed Comments to EPA on Risk Management Program Revisions

Jul 14, 2021

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with proposed revisions to the Risk Management Program (RMP) in order to promote better emergency planning and public information sharing about accidents while resulting in significant cost savings for RMP-regulated facilities.

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