This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Keith Menchey, Manager of Science Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council.
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The Food Quality Protection Act that was passed in 1996 drastically changed the way EPA is required to register pesticides. Keith Menchey, Manager of Science Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council says it requires them to go back and re-assess all the tolerances that were on the books as of 1996.
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According to Menchey there was fear that some of the products would be lost in this process.
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According to Menchey the Food Quality Protection Act also requires the EPA to go back and do this all over again.