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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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Hay Field

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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Freight-infrastructure

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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Applicator

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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Supply Chain Infrastructure

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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Atticus

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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Pesticide application

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 Fleet Optimization

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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