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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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ARA Signed PPC Comments to EPA on Glyphosate ESA Biological Evaluation

Mar 12, 2021

ARA signed on to comments send to EPA as a member of the Pesticide Policy Coalition (PPC) to express concerns over glyphosate's biological evaluation as it relates to the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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ARA Signed a Coalition Letter to EPA on Chlorpyrifos PID

Mar 06, 2021

ARA joined a coalition of more than 30 organizations to send a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs in support of the re-registration of chlorpyrifos for its currently registered uses and in strong opposition of cancelling the registration.

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ARA Sent a Statement for the House Ag Committee Hearing on Climate Change, Biotechnology

Feb 25, 2021

ARA sent a statement for the House Ag Committee hearing explaining how a regulatory system that fosters innovation, values the environmental benefits that crops improved using biotechnology enable, and recognizes the long and safe track record of plant breeding and genetic engineered plants as it relates to climate change.

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ARA Sent Comments to EPA on Draft Biological Evaluation of Atrazine

Feb 19, 2021

ARA urged EPA in comments to properly revisit its draft biological evaluation of atrazine and similar products because if a broken process fails this important pesticide product that helps ag retailers and their farmer customers provide climate solutions and improve soil health, it could jeopardize other key active ingredients and ag products in the future.

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ARA Sent Comments to EPA on Proposed Paraquat Use Restrictions

Jan 11, 2021

ARA submitted comments to EPA regarding the proposed interim decision for paraquat that restricts use.

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ARA Co-signed Coalition Comments to EPA on Maui Guidance

Jan 11, 2021

ARA co-signed coalition comments supporting the EPA guidance following the US Supreme Court decision for County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund.

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ARA Co-Signed Comments to EPA on Draft Biostimulant Guidance

Dec 22, 2020

ARA co-signed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the "Draft Guidance for Plant Regulator Products and Claims, Including Plant Biostimulants."

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ARA Signed Comments on EPA Proposed Rule on Pesticide Exemptions of PIP

Dec 08, 2020

Twenty-eight groups, including ARA, submitted comments in response to EPA's proposed rule, “Pesticides; Exemptions of Certain Plant-Incorporated Protectants (PIP) Derived from Newer Technologies.”

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