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EPA Working On Final Pesticide Permit: Jackson

Law360 (September 23, 2010, 6:43 PM EDT) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson told senators Thursday that her agency was working to finalize a new pesticide permit for the agricultural industry “as expeditiously as possible” amid concern from states that they wouldn't have enough time to implement the regulation before an April 2011 deadline.

Several members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry expressed dismay over the permit, which the EPA has been developing in response to a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...
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