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July 6, 2016

On July 6, the U.S. EPA announced that it is extending the comment period for the draft ecological risk assessments of atrazine, simazine, and propazine from August 5, 2016 to October 4, 2016.

The comment period has been extended due to several requests from stakeholders.

June 2, 2016

On May 2, the U.S. EPA published draft ecological risk assessments for triazines atrazine, propazine, and simazine, which evaluate risks to animals and plants.

Comments will be accepted once the Federal Register notice publishes and the public comment period opens within a week. Once the comment period begins, comments can be submitted via dockets EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0266 (atrazine); EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0250 (propazine); and EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0251 (simazine).

June 18, 2014

On June 18, the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) notified the public of a specific exemption request from the Texas Department of Agriculture to use the pesticide propazine to treat up to 3,000,000 acres of cotton to control glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth.

Comments must be submitted by July 3, 2014. 

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