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US pesticide imports stranded by government shutdown

Millions of dollars of pesticides are sitting in US ports and will not be released until EPA inspectors return to work. The import impasse is a direct result of the US government shutdown, which effectively closed the EPA on October 1st (see this issue). Some 94% of the Agency’s 16,205 employees have been sent home, including inspectors needed to clear pesticide imports.

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