EPA considering new dicamba controls
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is mulling options to curb off-target damage from over-the-top dicamba applications after finding complaints continued at high numbers last year despite new restrictions imposed prior to the 2021 growing season.
In an extensive 73-page data review published last month, the agency said incident reports last year “show little change in number, severity or geographic extent of dicamba-related incidents” compared to prior years.
“Given the new information from the 2021 growing season, EPA is reviewing whether over-the-top dicamba can be used in a manner that does not pose...
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