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Trump Renews EPA Pesticide Program, Preserving Worker Protections

March 08, 2019
President Donald Trump has signed into law a five-year reauthorization of EPA’s authority to collect industry fees to support quick pesticide registrations, that Senate Democrats are hailing as preserving Obama-era farmworker protections that the Trump EPA had sought to roll back, spurring years of delay in passing the law. The White House said Trump March 8 signed S. 483 reauthorizing EPA’s Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) program for five years, through 2023, while upping industry fees and expanding the program...

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