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March 22nd, 2017
Comments from CFS, AVAAZ, and the STORM Coalition to Health Canada Pest Management Agency in support of the agency's proposal to prohibit the use of imidacloprid and encouraging the agency to expedite the proposed phase out process.
Comments from Xerces Society, CFS and others on the Draft National Pollution Discharge Elimination System, Waste Discharge Permit No. WA0039781 (draft permit) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Control of Burrowing Shrimp [U]sing Imidacloprid on Commercial Oyster and Clam Beds in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, Washington (draft EIS)
Comments from CFS and the American Bird Conservancy, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Olympia Beekeepers Association, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network North America and Washington State Beekeepers Association to the Presidential Pollinator Task Force regarding neonicotinoid pesticides and water contamination (Docket # EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0806)
Comments urging the US Forest Service urging to adopt a service-wide plan to phase out the prophylactic use of neonicotinoid insecticides in all but exceptional circumstances, in accordance with integrated pest management practices.
Comments urging to the U.S. National Park Service to adopt a service-wide plan to phase out the prophylactic use of neonicotinoid insecticides in all but exceptional circumstances, in accordance with integrated pest management practices.
Comments to the California Department of Pesticide Regulation on their proposal to amend the labels for two neonicotinoid pesticide products to expand the list of approved uses and proposal to register a pesticide product that contains a new active ingredient called cyantraniliprole.
Comments in response to the Department of Ecology's proposal to develop an Environmental Impact Statement for use of imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide, for the control of two species of native burrowing shrimp on commercial shellfish beds in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, Washington
CFS comments on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) proposed Produce Rule address the major areas in the draft Rule that would unfairly, and without scientific basis, impinge upon the integrity of organic production systems and pollinator habitat
Letter from CFS and 57 organizations and businesses to House and Senate conferees supporting a pollinator protection provision, Sec. 11315, in H.R.2642 the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (the Farm Bill) of 2013.
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