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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 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 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 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ARA co-signed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the "Draft Guidance for Plant Regulator Products and Claims, Including Plant Biostimulants."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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ARA Submitted Comments to FMCSA Supporting the Proposed Under-21 Driver Program

Nov 09, 2020

On Nov. 9, ARA submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in support of the proposed program that would allow drivers ages 18, 19, and 20 to operate a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

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ARA Co-Signed Comments to FMCSA on Proposed Under-21 Driver Program

Nov 09, 2020

ARA co-signed comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Nov. 9 in support of the proposed pilot program to allow drivers 18, 19, and 20 years old to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce.

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ARA Sent Comments to EPA on Clopyralid Proposed Interim Registration Decision

Aug 05, 2020

ARA sent comments to EPA on proposed interim registration decision for clopyralid because ag retaliers and farmer customers rely on it to control broadleaf weeds.

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ARA Sent Comments to EPA on Regulations that Improve Process, Transparency

Jun 22, 2020

ARA submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of proposed regulations intended to increase transparency and improve the process to manage guidance documents.

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