FarmPolicy

October 19, 2019

Bob Dinneen – Renewable Fuels Association on- Yesterday's AgriTalk with Mike Adams

Categories: Ethanol

Regulations (EPA); Farm Bill; Ag Economy; and Biofuels

Regulations- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Todd Neeley reported on Friday at DTN (link requires subscription) that, “State officials, agriculture groups and pesticide retailers say more time is needed to implement new pesticide permitting rules coming down from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in separate letters sent to EPA and Congress in recent weeks.

“Groups and individuals are pressuring EPA and Congress to step in before a court-mandated April 9 deadline to implement the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, or NPDES permits for pesticide applications.

The program could require farmers to obtain pesticide permits depending on where they live.”

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