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EPA Finalizes Revised Method to Evaluate Pesticides under Endangered Species Act

March 12, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new method for conducting biological evaluations (BEs) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to assure that pesticide registration review actions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act ...

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New “WOTUS” Rule Favorable for Soy Farmers

January 23, 2020

Washington, D.C. January 23, 2020. The Trump Administration has announced replacement regulation for Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), which was repealed fall 2019. A spokesperson for the administration said during the announcement that the new ...

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Ag Data Transparent Board Meets – 22 Ag Tech Companies Certified

January 16, 2020

The Ag Data Transparent Board of Directors met in December. ASA is a founding member of the Ag Data Transparent (ADT) project, a nonprofit organization) to audit companies’ ag data contracts. ADT was created after ...

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ASA Joins Ecosystem Services Market Consortium

November 21, 2019

ASA Conservation Advocacy Team Chairman Charles Atkinson (KS) attended last week’s meeting of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC). ASA has recently joined ESMC, along with a long list of other ag stakeholders, in advancing ...

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ASA Sees WOTUS Repeal as Step Towards Regulatory Certainty

September 12, 2019

Washington, D.C. Sept. 12, 2019.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in June 2017 that it would repeal the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and today has followed through on that promise. ...

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