EPA may consider epidemiology studies in pesticide regulations

CropLife America says EPA's politicization of decision-making threatens farmers' ability to effectively control pests.

CropLife America (CLA) said it was “surprised and disturbed” to learn that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a plan to convene a science advisory panel (SAP) next month to consider the use of flawed epidemiology studies in pesticide regulation. “This breaks with long-established agency standards for sound scientific risk assessment and fails to address concerns expressed in previous SAPs convened by the agency,” CLA said in a statement.

CLA is calling on EPA to postpone

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