EPA considering restrictions on dicamba applications
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering setting a cutoff date for dicamba herbicide applications next year in response to damage caused by drift and off-target movement of the weed killer, according to Reuters news reports last week.
The EPA discussed a deadline for next year’s sprayings on a call with state officials last month that addressed steps the agency could take to prevent a repeat of the damage, four participants on the call told Reuters.
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