Today's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council.
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EPA announced that its Region 5 office has taken the lead in developing a guidance document intended to provide states with a reasonable set of instructions for conducting bee kill investigations.Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council provides more information on the new guidance document.
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According to EPA, the guidance document would promote greater consistency in how lead pesticide agencies in states conduct bee kill investigations and would improve the quality of data received by EPA. Minnich explains the complexities surrounding this issue.
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The agency also is planning to work with USDA to identify a government "point of contact" for pollinator protection issues.