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ARA Filed Comments to EPA on Aminopyralid Label Protection

Jun 22, 2021

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing the termination of existing aminopyralid label extension and the proposed new notification and record keeping requirements for applicators.

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ARA Filed Comments to USDA on Ag Supply Chains, Responds to Executive Order

Jun 21, 2021

ARA filed comments to the Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service in response to the request for information on Supply Chains for the Production of Agricultural Commodities and Food Products. This comment period is a direct response to President Biden's Executive Order, "America's Supply Chains."

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ARA Filed Comments to EPA's Proposed Requirement for Picloram

May 17, 2021

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Registration Review proposed draft risk assessments for picloram opposing additional requirements that would be duplicative and burdensome for local ag businesses.

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ARA Requested USDA to Extend Comment Deadline on Supply Chains

May 14, 2021

ARA and the undersigned agricultural and commodity organizations request that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) extend the deadline for the comment period on President Biden's Executive Order on "America's Supply Chains.".

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ARA Co-Signed Pesticide Coalition Comments to USDA on Tackling the Climate Crisis

Apr 29, 2021

ARA co-signed pesticide coalition comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) about the importance of effective pesticides when tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad. Read the comments for specific recommendations for preserving this important climate-smart method.

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ARA Filed Comments to USDA on Tackling the Climate Crisis

Apr 29, 2021

ARA filed a response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Notice of Request for Public Comment on the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.

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ARA Signed Ag Biotech Alliance Comments on Tackling Climate Crisis

Apr 29, 2021

ARA signed Ag Biotech Alliance comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in response to the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.

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ARA Co-Signed Comments to USDA on Climate Solutions

Apr 29, 2021

ARA and more than 60 organizations representing the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) signed comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Energy and Environmental Policy with recommendations around climate-smart agriculture and biofuel.

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ARA Submitted Coalition Testimony for Senate Ag Committee's Climate Change Hearing

Mar 18, 2021

ARA, as a member of the Pesticide Policy Coalition, submitted testimony ahead of the Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on March 11 regarding, "Farmers and Foresters: Opportunities to Lead in Tackling Climate Change."

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ARA Signed Coalition Comments to EPA on Draft NPDES

Mar 15, 2021

ARA signed comments sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Wastewater Management as part of the Pesticide Policy Coalition (PPC) to address the draft 2021 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Pesticide General Permit (PGP).

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