Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

US NMFS finalises "unique" BiOp

The US National Marine Fisheries Service (NFMS) has finalised a “unique” biological opinion (BiOp) on the risks of the herbicide, thiobencarb, to endangered salmon in California. The NMFS concludes that the herbicide may adversely affect but is unlikely to jeopardise three listed salmon populations or adversely modify their designated habitat. It is the sixth BiOp issued to the EPA as part of a legal settlement with environmental and fishing groups covering four western states. The BiOp also covers the herbicide, molinate, but its approval was cancelled in 2008 and the NMFS/EPA consultation process is moot.

Topics

What to read next

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

AG006382

Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel