This week’s Cotton Newsline is 5 cuts. All cuts are
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In 2006 the EPA put out a rule stating certain pesticide applications over or into waters would be exempt from permits under the Clean Water Act (CWA) as long as the FIFRA label was followed.
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Menchey says the Sixth Circuit Court vacated the rule.
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According to Menchey the EPA is required to develop permits for these particular uses of pesticides.
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Menchey believes the EPA did a good job of staying focused on the court decision.
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Menchey points out that agriculture could get captured if there is any pesticide treatment for algae or weeds along or near canal ditches or other types of irrigation ditches.