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US EPA queries 5th NMFS BiOp

The US EPA has criticised numerous aspects of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) latest proposed restrictions on pesticide use to protect endangered salmon. On March 30th, the NMFS issued its fifth draft biological opinion (BiOp) to the EPA as part of a legal settlement with environmental and fishing groups covering four western states. The NMFS concluded that products based on the herbicides, oryzalin, pendimethalin and trifluralin, were “likely to jeopardise” approximately half of the 28 listed salmon populations and their habitats ( Agrow No 638, p 18).


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