Bipartisan Bill Would Amend FIFRA To Provide Nine Months For Farmers To Adapt To Any New Restrictions On Pesticides


On September 29, 2022, Representatives Jim Baird (R-IN) and Cindy Axne (D-IA) introduced the Farmers Deserve Notification Act (H.R. 9035). According to Baird’s September 29, 2022, press release, the bill would prevent EPA from canceling, suspending, or enacting new restrictions on pesticides without first providing a 270-day advance notice in the Federal Register. If new data or science demand restrictions go into effect sooner, the 270-day requirement could be waived by a majority vote of the “independent FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel.”

Read More

JDSupra, 21-10-22