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ARA, CLA, ASTA File Comments to EPA ANPR Concerning Treated Seed

Feb 09, 2024

ARA, CropLife America (CLA), and the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) submitted joint comments to the EPA regarding its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) concerning the Agency's approach to regulating seeds treated with a pesticide registered under FIFRA.

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Genetic Modification

ARA Co-Signs Comments Supporting Genetic Modification Exemptions

Jan 19, 2024

ARA joined more than 50 ag groups in comments to express support for the five proposed exemptions to genetic modifications in plants.

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Waters of the US

ARA Filed Comments Opposing EPA NPDES Proposal

Jan 12, 2024

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing its 2026 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NDPES) Pesticide General Permit (PGP) proposal. 

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Chemical Safety Board Comments

Coalition for Workplace Safety Comments on OSHA-Proposed Walkaround Rule

Nov 13, 2023

ARA jointly submitted comments with the Coalition for Workplace Safety to oppose the OSHA-proposed rule regarding the Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process.

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ARA Signs Ag Stakeholder Comments on EPA Draft Herbicide Strategy

Oct 22, 2023

ARA is among the more than 50 ag stakeholder groups to co-sign a letter to the EPA to voice opposition to the agency's Draft Herbicide Strategy Framework.

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ARA Filed Comments Strongly Opposing EPA Draft Herbicide Strategy

Oct 22, 2023

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs opposing its Draft Herbicide Strategy Framework because it is overly broad and unworkable mitigation measures should not replace product-specific risk assessments.

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BASF Harvest

Unlock American Investment Coalition Comments on NEPA Phase 2

Sep 29, 2023

ARA co-signed comments with Unlock American Investment Coalition related to the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) phase 2 proposed rule.

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ARA Requests 90-Day Comment Extension on EPA Draft Herbicide Strategy

Sep 01, 2023

ARA requests a 90-day extension to the public comment period on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Draft Herbicide Strategy Framework to Reduce Exposure of Federally Listed Endangered and Threatened Species and Designated Critical Habitats from the Use of Conventional Ag Herbicides.

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Agricultural Land

ARA Co-Signs Comments to Council on Environmental Quality for Comment Extension on NEPA Phase 2

Aug 21, 2023

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has proposed a complex rule that would impact the federal review process of projects and activities, large and small in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). 

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ARA co-signed Comments to EPA on Vulnerable Species Pilot Project

Aug 06, 2023

ARA among other groups representing farmers, producers, retailers, coops, academics, and other stakeholders, express grave concerns about the vulnerable listed species pilot project as proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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