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Registrants ask for rehearing of Ninth Circuit’s June 3 dicamba decision

UPDATED — BASF, Bayer and Corteva Agriscience filed separate petitions July 20 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit requesting a rehearing of its June 3 decision. The court’s ruling vacated Environmental Protection Agency registrations for three dicamba-based herbicides without giving two registrants an opportunity to be heard. The three dicamba products affected are Engenia from BASF, ... Read More »

Environmental groups challenge Enlist Duo registration in court

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Some of the same environmental groups that successfully challenged the registration of three dicamba formulations have filed a complaint before the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals against Enlist Duo herbicide. In their court filing, the groups, led by the National Family Farm Coalition, argues the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to register Enlist Duo violates both the Endangered Species Act ... Read More »

Ninth Court upholds EPA’s dicamba use-of-stocks decision

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UPDATED — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth District has backed the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to allow continued use of three dicamba products until July 31. In rejecting an emergency motion brought by environmental groups, the court also will not find EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler in contempt of court. In addition, the court granted motions by CropLife ... Read More »

BASF, Corteva file motions to intervene in 9th Circuit dicamba case

UPDATED — BASF and Corteva Agriscience have filed emergency motions to intervene following the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to vacate federal registrations of three dicamba-based herbicides. If approved, the motions would allow the companies to become parties in the suit. Generally, intervenors must have an interest in the subject matter of the original ... Read More »

Environmental groups seek immediate halt to dicamba spraying

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The same environmental groups that successfully filed a suit in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate registrations for three dicamba products have since asked the court to find the Environmental Protection Agency administrator in contempt. They filed an emergency motion June 11 asking the court find EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler in contempt for refusing to abide by a ... Read More »

EPA approves 15 FMC tankmix partners for Enlist Duo herbicide

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved 10 herbicides, four insecticides and one fungicide — all from FMC — as new tankmix partners for Enlist Duo herbicide. Once these products are posted on the Enlist Duo herbicide website of approved tankmix partners, they will be allowed for use on Enlist cotton and Enlist E3 soybeans. The recently approved FMC products are: ... Read More »